Cultivating COMPASSion

A Quick Impact Course

A self-paced course full of practical, impactful ideas for your teaching & learning. 




Using Systems Thinking & The Sustainability Compass to Support Social Emotional Learning
Each of us has a unique way of looking at the world, dealing with stress, finding joy and connecting with others. Sometimes though, we can become fixated on our perspective. This course will show you how to use the Sustainability Compass to help students step outside themselves and build awareness of other people’s perspectives, the ways their actions impact others, and ways to ask emotionally intelligent questions.

This course can be started and completed at any time. It includes 2-4 hours of guided activities that we believe are relevant for all educators and can be modified for use with any age range.

Deepen Your Knowledge

This course is designed to deepen your understanding of systems thinking, social emotional learning competencies and how they can be used in education.

Learn From Examples

The course includes many examples of learning activities from teachers around the world that you can emulate. 

Engage in Activities

Don't just read about about examples, try them out through our guided exercises and reflection!

This course has been carefully curated for you by:
Gitanjali Paul

Gitanjali Paul is a High School Social Studies educator currently working with Compass Education as an instructional designer. She recently completed her M. Ed in Educational Policy, Research and Administration at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst where she also worked at the Center for Women and Community developing workshops on healthy relationships, relationship violence prevention and a range of leadership topics designed specifically for women and nonbinary people of color. Prior to this, she worked in the high school at the International School Manila as a social studies educator and Sustainability Coordinator.
Gitanjali’s academic background in Peace & Justice Studies as well as her experiences at “home” in the U.S. and abroad have convinced her that education is a powerful tool for positive and sustainable community change. She is an avid lover of hiking in nature, cooking experiments with family, and her Filipina rescue cat Mahatma Charlie.
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