Socio-Emotional Skills, School culture, Distance Learning, Enhancing Children’s skills


Since the abrupt change in learning mode last March 2020, schools’ administrators have been looking for ways to somehow alleviate the stress and anxiety the children have to face using the online study mode.  One of the things the school management tries to address is the development of Social-Emotional Skills in children amidst the COVID-19 pandemic.

This paper seeks to analyze and bridge the gap on the roles of the schools in nurturing the Socio-Emotional Development of Children during the outbreak of the disease. Using Literature Review Method, this study is going to highlight key roles of the school leaders and educators in their tasks to help children strengthen their coping mechanism.  It shall also discuss the importance of nourishing the socio-emotional skills of the children now that schools are adopting the Distance Learning.  Moreover, it will present possible strategies to foster a school culture geared toward the safety and improvement of the child’s socio-emotional skills.


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Author Biographies

Ruth Claire Bustos, University of Santo Tomas

Graduate School, Mayfield Montessori Academy

Emily B. Tan, University of Santo Tomas

Graduate School


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How to Cite

Bustos, R. C., & Tan, E. B. (2021). REVISITING SCHOOL CULTURE: THE SCHOOL’S ROLE IN THE IMPROVEMENT OF THE SOCIO-EMOTIONAL SKILLS OF CHILDREN DURING COVID- 19 PANDEMIC. International Journal for Innovation Education and Research, 9(6), 120–130.