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Conference on life Skills

August 15, 2011

3rd INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE

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Enhancing Competencies of Adolescents and Youth: A Life Skills Approach

BACKGROUND OF THE CONFERENCE

In the 21st century the objective of education for all must be geared towards enhancing capabilities, enlarging choices and developing agency by building different dimensions of well-being, by building self-image and self worth, which in turn help individuals to be less vulnerable to the variations within a given context. Educational content must therefore be reviewed to remove the stereotypes and age old norms that persist. Every aspect of education must then work towards fighting all types of poverty, including reducing vulnerability by building potential and increasing agency and well being of individuals and societies.
The first International Conference on Life Skills Education (ICLSE) was landmark initiative of Rajiv Gandhi National Institute of Youth Development (RGNIYD) in establishing a research base for Life Skills Education in India where as the second International Conference on Life Skills Education focussed on nurturing Life Skills Education with reference to theoretical orientation, training methodologies and relevance of main streaming Life Skills Education into education spectrum. The present conference comes up with following exclusive goal to dialogue on the new dimensions of Life Skills Education. They are,

 

  1. To explore new vistas of Life Skills Education
  2. To bring together theoretical discourse and empirical contributions on Life Skills Education
  3. To discuss challenges of Life Skills Education with reference to vulnerable group
  4. To document and disseminate the proceedings for the use of stakeholders

 

The 3rd International Conference on Life Skills Education focus to bring various stake holders into a platform to debate and discuss issues and innovative practices associated with the conference theme. The stakeholders include eminent scholars, researchers, practitioners, trainers and agencies which are working on the same platform.

Symposium

Approaches in Life Skills Education: Capacity building, preventive and resilience

 

Thematic Sessions

 

  • Life Skills through Peer Education
  • Enhancing Human Capital and Life Skills
  • Trends in Family Life Education
  • Life Skills to deal with suicide and abuse

Seminar

 

Life Skills for handling stigma and discrimination for people living with HIV / AIDS

Panel Discussions

 

Life Skills for Corporate Sector

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