WHY ARE LIFE SKILLS NEEDED ?
In today’s constantly changing environment, having Life Skills is a critical part of being able to meet the demands of daily life. The exponential changes in the global economies over the past few years have been influencing education,
employment, and personal lives. To keep up with the increasing pace of modern life, young children need to be tooled with Life Skills such as Communications, Teamwork, Leadership, Critical Thinking, Ethics , Smart Consumer Literacy, and many more. Today’s Young Citizens will have to face many new challenges over the course of their lives, with associated stress, frustration, and the need to evolve. UNICEF, UNESCO, WHO, CBSE, and many other educational and humanitarian organizations advocate transferring of Life Skills to students during the moulding stages of their life.
Research done at Harvard University in 2011, suggests that, the most effective method to impart Critical Life Skills to the young citizens is to transfer them during the Hardwiring phase of the human brain. i.e., between the age of 6 to 16 years.
Having a strong foundation in Life Skills is the Key to become a Successful Human Being and a Global Citizen of the 21st Century.