JAMMU: Counselling Cell, Directorate of School Education Jammu today conducted virtual interactive session on ‘Life Skills’ //which was attended by over fifteen hundred stakeholders of School Education Department including students, teachers and officials.
Antony Nellissery, Chief, School Excellence, Bharti Foundation who is a prominent educationist, coach, trainer and author was the key speaker on the occasion.
He discussed various aspects of life skills necessary for a student and a teacher in particular and for a social being in general in today’s day and age. He explained how life skills like psychosocial competencies and interpersonal skills help people make informed decisions, solve problems, think critically and creatively, communicate effectively, build healthy relationships, empathize with others and manage their lives in a healthy and productive manner. He added that parents too play a great foundational role for life skills development.
Dr Romesh Kumar, Counselling Cell, DSEJ moderated the session. In his concluding remarks, he called upon all the teachers to follow life skills based approach while transacting curriculum in classes.
The programme was organised under the mentorship of Director School Education Jammu, Dr. Ravi Shankar Sharma.