A Study of Life Skills: Why and How They Should Be Cultivated by Children from an Early Age
A Study of Life Skills: Why and How They Should Be Cultivated by Children from an Early Age
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A Study of Life Skills: Why and How They Should Be Cultivated by Children from an Early Age

The study provides a succinct and very useful overview of the theory and practice of Life Skills development globally. The first section discusses the history and definitions of life skills and the evolution of Life Skills programs in various parts of the world, the second focusses on methodologies of Life Skills Assessments, dealing comprehensively with various instruments used for such assessment. The third section provides a mapping of concrete projects and methodologies that efficiently develop life skills, with a comparative analysis of 20 such projects, detailed case studies of which are provided in an Annexure. The References section will also be a significant resource for locating studies in the area of life skills. However, the Appendix, a Table of Longitudinal Studies Of Personality Traits, promised in the Table of Contents, is missing.

Language – English

Author(s)/Editor(s)/Director(s) -F. Rizzo

Access Location(s)PDF

Publisher/Producers – The Breteau Foundation

Year of Publishing/Release-2005

User – Students, Teachers, Educators, Parents, School Leaders, Professional Development, Trainers

Level – Undergraduate, Post-Graduate, School, College,  Senior Secondary, Pre-service, In-service