Coaching adolescents to develop skills for their life

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About the research

"Sometimes I worry so much about my exams that I get physically ill." Some adolescents struggle with their emotions in stressful situations. Gina Pancorbo Valdivia wants to help them. That's why, in her research, she develops a tool to help teachers and students to know how to assess and learn skills that will help them to overcome social and emotional challenges in their daily life.

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Gina Pancorbo Valdivia
UGent

Gina Pancorbo Valdivia is curious and passionate about many subjects, from politics, improvisation to horticulture. She decided to leave Peru and live abroad to study a Master in Brazil and a PhD in Belgium after many years of working in the sector of international cooperation. Her doctoral project aims to help teachers and students to know how to assess and learn skills that will help them to overcome social and emotional challenges in their daily life.

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