life skills

life skills

Any personal ability that helps an individual to cope with people, problems, situational changes, or stress. Life skills include adaptability, creativity, critical thinking, decision making; emotional intelligence, listening, negotiation, relationship building, and self-awareness.
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He was the keynote speaker at a graduation ceremony, which included the first class of cadets for the Murphysboro Life Skills Re-Entry Center.
Summary: British educator introduces innovative life skills courses for 10-14 year olds in keeping with the rapidly changing times
ISLAMABAD -- The Sindh government has approved life skills education to be integrated into the syllabus of secondary students (grade 6-9), the Sindh Education Department stated.
Appealing to the other provinces to follow Sindh's initiative, he said the Sindh government had also decided to introduce life skills in school curriculum from the next academic year so that the children would know how to act in a difficult situation.
A new study suggests there is a significant gap between schools offering extracurricular activities that can teach children important life skills such as self-confidence, teamwork and communication, and the numbers of youngsters taking part.
Overcoming Obstacles, the award winning nonprofit life skills curriculum publisher, has just announced the publication of its new, and highly anticipated, elementary level curriculum to complete its suite of free Kindergarten through 12th grade life skills activities and lessons.
It is life skills that empower children in making the most out of adversities.
People who have mastered five key life skills are likely to experience better health, less depression, less social isolation, fewer chronic diseases, and greater financial stability in older age than people who have fewer of these life skills.
A programme addressing life skills will be incorporated into the curriculum of independent schools as part of an initiative by the Minister of Education and Higher Education.
KARACHI -- The Goal is Standard Chartered Bank's leading education programme that provides financial literacy, life skills and employability training to low-income adolescent girls across its footprint.
K12 educators increasingly embrace life skills curricula that promote social-emotional learning, mindfulness, problem-solving and other soft skills.
Now in its second year, the partnership connects children from Greater Toronto ethnic communities to basketball, encouraging participants to get active while learning life skills.