Life Skills are the skills that we need, to deal effectively with the challenges in everyday life, whether at school, at work or in our personal lives. One could say that it is a ‘set of skills that allows us to live our life to its fullest’..
Read more We want our school going children to be successful in their lives, to be happy, to lead and manage their world with proficiency. All these statements, when we think about it, translate into one wish: We want the Young Citizens of the world to have the right Life Skills.
A definitive list of Life Skills is something that educators, governments and employers continue to discuss and debate whether to call them Life Skills, 21st Century Skills or Soft Skills. But one thing they all agree upon is the fact that the students who are able to understand and use these skills, along with their school education, will be much better placed to take advantage of the personal and professional opportunities in future.
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,
Read more 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.
International Life Skills Olympiad(ILSO) is the World's First online initiative to test young children's Critical Life Skills Quotient, and to compare the same with the most skilled children across the globe. Through ILSO,
Read more students of Grade III-XII from all over the world will test their Life Skills Aptitude using real-world scenario based questions.
While preparing for this highly engaging test, students will also get exposed and acquire new life skills. With students from 100+ countries participating, they all get to learn and evolve as truly global citizens.
Prevalent schooling curriculums around the world are primarily knowledge or fact-based curriculums. They do not provide the learners with much scope to assess and acquire practical Life Skills. Today’s children - the young citizens
Read more of 21st century, need a whole range of Critical Life Skills to lead and manage their future.
In fact, as per a recent news report, when asked about the Skills Gap among professionals, Jeff Weiner, the CEO of LinkedIn strongly emphasized that the biggest skill gap today is in Soft Skills such as Communication, Collaboration etc.
Global initiatives like the International Life Skills Olympiad seek to address such gaps by assessing and imparting Critical Life Skills such as Leadership, Ethics, Goal Setting, Teamwork, Decision Making, Negotiations and a whole range of other 21st century skills to young citizens.
International Life Skills Olympiad(ILSO) 2019 will be conducted worldwide, online
on 14th and 15th December, 2019. Registrations for ILSO 2019 will commence from 1st June 2019 onwards.
The International Life Skills Olympiad registration fee is $7.99 only or an equivalent amount in local currency. The Skills Practice Material, Life Skills Guides, Sample Questions, and Mock Tests are all included in the registration fee.
Any student from class III to XII can participate in the International Life Skills Olympiad. The participants can independently register online at www.lifeskillsolymipad.org or they can register through their school. This Olympiad will be conducted online across the world. All the registered students having access to any basic computer, phone or pad with internet facility connected to a webcam, can participate in the Life Skills Olympiad comfortably from their home or virtually from anywhere.
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International Life Skills Olympiad’s unique assessment mechanism and scenario based questions are designed by a global team of highly experience educationalists, psychologists and industry experts.
Global calibration of your school
Real World readiness for your students
Provides a foundation for Life Skills curriculum Integration in your school
Since ILSO is an online Olympiad, your school does not need to use any physical infrastructure or invigilator for conducting the test.
First Prize Winner in Each Group will get Free Ticket to visit
There will be many other Grand Prizes for the Winners in all groups. All Participants will receive a digital Certificate and one year’s Newzworm Prime worth $10.00