About This Course
Life- skills are integral to enable our children to become healthy, independent and responsible members of society. We encourage our pupils to play a positive role in contributing to the life of the school and the wider community. In so doing we help develop their sense of self worth. They learn to appreciate what it means to be a positive member of a diverse multicultural society. . The outcomes of this course would lead to capacity building in life skills for development of self, as well as for training others in life skills. The course is the need of the times as today’s children, adolescence, youth, workforce and aged all are facing issues of managing intrapersonal, interpersonal conflicts and equipping them with life skills education can help in physical, social and emotional well-being. Life Skills are the psychosocial skills required to deal with the challenges of daily life through adopting positive behavior’s to deal with change.
Life skills tend to build better personality traits; below are a few objectives of life skills.
- be aware of safety issues
- understand what makes for good relationships with others
- have respect for others
- be independent and responsible members of the school community.
- be positive and active members of a democratic society.
- develop self-confidence and self-esteem, and make informed choices regarding personal and social issues.
- develop good relationships with other members of the school and the wider community.
At the end of the programme learners will be able to:
- Develop and exhibit and accurate sense of self
- Develop and nurture a deep understanding of personal motivation
- Develop an understanding of and practice personal and professional responsibility
- Demonstrate knowledge of personal beliefs and values and a commitment to continuing personal reflection and reassessment
- Learn to balance confidence with humility
- Learn to evaluate and improve upon personal leadership strengths and weaknesses
- Help students understand the communication process, its benefits and challenges
- Practice and perform professional written and oral communication
- Take responsibility
- Think critically
- Practice creativity
- Collaborate: students will develop the strategies to work with others to achieve specific goals
- Learn to manage conflict: understand and appropriately apply the skills of problem solving, conflict management and resolution while allowing for healthy disagreement
- Learn to effectively lead others on a project or in an organization
- Explore, understand, and lead, guided by the values of self-awareness, equity, social justice, inclusiveness, empowerment, collaboration, citizenship, and service
- Learn how personal values connect to motivation thus serving to benefit teamwork
- Give voice to all involved, working to inspire a shared vision
- Contribute to an inclusive and engaging environment for a dynamic campus community
- Show a record of leadership experiences in preparation for future leadership opportunities
- Develop and articulate respect for the diversity of talents, ways of knowing and learning
- Appreciate the relationship between human diversity effective teambuilding
- Learn social responsibility
- Understand and appreciate frameworks for ethical decision-making
- Students will apply ethical theories to leadership situations
- Identify and understand the impact of culture on one’s leadership style
- Evaluate one’s growth as an interculturally competent leader
- Understand that innovation and collaboration are important to leadership
- Develop a sense of citizenship
- Prepare for community involvement
- Understand the relationship between transformational leadership and personal, community, national, and world change
- Understanding English language as that would be the medium through which course would be explained.
- Minimum time required is 6hrs per week. Those who cannot attend particular session would be provided with the recording of that particular session.
- It would be conducted online due to covid 19 pandemic so proper wifi and a device through which one can participate properly (preferably laptop or computer).
It consists of 10 modules:
- Critical thinking
- Creative thinking
- Decision making
- Problem Solving
- Effective communication
- Interpersonal relationship
- Coping with stress
- Coping with emotion
- 3 sessions per week (each consisting of 2hrs each).
- Total 3 months course consisting of around 63 hrs.
- 6 hrs per module consisting theoretical content, practical activities and assignment, and video and research links
- Total 26 video links (2 or 3 videos for each module)