A workshop on Life skill holds at Heritage Global School

PNN/ Faridabad: A workshop on ‘Life skill’ was conducted by CBSE centre of excellence, Delhi, under its ‘CAPACITY BUILDING ROGRAMME at Heritage Global School Faridabad here today.
The aim of the workshop was to assimilate and appreciate the importance of life skills through self awareness, problem solving, decision making, critical thinking, creative thinking, interpersonal relationship, effective communication, empathy, managing emotions, and dealing with stress.
A total 35 teachers from various schools of Delhi, NCR attended the day long workshop, aimed at building capacity for aspect of life skills, attitude, values and health and wellness. The resource person Madan Sahwney a trainer at C.B.S.E. was introduced to the audience by the Principal Rakhi Verma.
It was a great learning experience for all the teachers. Each life skill was dealt with personal and day-to-day examples, and the teachers actively participated in it. It was a great attempt to make teachers understand the importance of life skills that would help them immensely in their personal and professional life.

The 7-hour workshop covered issues central to any student’s life, like effective communication (listening & hearing), social skills &amp, etiquettes, positive attitude, setting goals, and time management. All these aspects were discussed with the help of activities, which was a fun- filled way to comprehend each of these. Teachers were also given a questionnaire, the questions of which helped the teachers to evaluate their existing knowledge. This was followed by a session where the teachers were asked to pick up one life skill and conduct session with the other teachers.

The idea was to reflect upon their own ways of teaching life skills and how they can further improve it. The interaction was informative as well as entertaining as it had a wide variety of interesting activities for teachers. The evaluation techniques that were discussed could prove helpful in the daily classroom setting.

At the end, Madan Sahwney then took up individual queries of the participants.

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