Life Skills

In the quest for excellence, Life Skills program in DPSGV is intricately woven into the school curriculum since 2005 and is working with a resolve to shape well rounded personalities. It is a platform for students to share their confusions, firm up their minds and take responsible decisions.  

The term ‘Life Skills’ refers to the skills you need to make the most out of life.

Any skill that is useful in your life can be considered a life skill. Tying your shoe laces, swimming, driving a car and using a computer are, for most people, useful life skills. Broadly speaking, the term ‘life skills’ is usually used for any of the skills needed to deal well and effectively with the challenges of life.

 The term ‘Life Skills’ refers to the skills you need to make the most out of life. Any skill that is useful in your life can be considered a life skill. Tying your shoe laces, swimming, driving a car and using a computer are, for most people, useful life skills. Broadly speaking, the term ‘life skills’ is usually used for any of the skills needed to deal well and effectively with the challenges of life.

The Top 10 Life Skills recommended by World Health Organization (WHO) are Essential Skills for All Individual to face the challenges of leaving and maintain mental equilibrium. These life skills have to imported to every child or adolescent during the educational period in schools and colleges. Parents, Teachers and all the concerned should join hands in this activity. 

CATEGORY 1: SKILLS OF KNOWING AND LIVING WITH ONESELF

Self  awareness: It is very necessary to have an insight into self, one’s capabilities, and limitations. One’s strength’s & weaknesses. Appropriate Self Esteem should be present. Both Inferiority & Superiority feelings about self are harmful.

Self esteem: Self-esteem encompasses beliefs about oneself as well as emotional states, such as triumph, despair, pride, and shame. 

Coping with emotions: Appropriate & Healthy Methods of managing one’s stresses go a long way in the prevention of physical and mental disorders.

Coping with stress: Appropriate & Healthy Methods of managing one’s stresses go a long way in the prevention of physical and mental disorders.




Igniting Young MindsFighting against the Evil




Mental Health on WheelsPromoting Happiness, wellness and Peace



A healthy attitude for a better society

CATEGORY 2: SKILLS OF KNOWING AND LIVING WITH OTHERS

  • Effective communication
  • Conflict resolution and negotiation
  • Friendship formation
  • Assertiveness
  • Peer pressure resistance

 CATEGORY 3: SKILLS OF EFFECTIVE DECISION MAKING

Critical thinking: One has to learn to evaluate and critically look at an issue, information situation or requirement or recommendations made by others. One should not blindly accept or get carried away by other’s statements or pressures.

Creative thinking: One should be innovative and creative; explore new ideas & methods.

Problem solving: The individual should know the steps in problem-solving i.e. understanding the nature of the problem, its onset, factors which aggravate the problem, different solutions and how to choose the best.

Decision making: Before taking a decision, one has to list the pros and cons, loss and the gain, the risk involved. One need not hesitate to consult the appropriate people.

The ‘School Health Program’ conducts weekly classes across 1 to 10 which includes sessions on Safety and Responsibility, Self-awareness, Understanding Emotions, Building Attitude of Gratitude and much more through well planned methodologies.

 

Our vision for all DPSGVites is be  Aware, responsible and empowered


PROGRAM NAME MAIN BENEFITS MAIN MODULES DURATION
School Health Program Holistic development of the child Life Skills modules/ spirals  40 minutes period once a week
Life Skills Enhancement Sessions (LSES) Discussion over sensitive issues Separate session for boys and girls 40 minutes period once a week
Peer Educator's Program Student Empowerment One day grand program empowering students and leaders

Once a year for one day

Wellness Club Fostering Creativity Theme-based classes promoting happiness, well-being, and wisdom 40 minutes period once a week
Remedial Teaching Academic Help provided to the child inside the classroom and taking the child for outside help As and when required according to the need of child in question
CARE Cell Exam Assistance Helping children with special needs Daily


WORLD AROUND ME

BULLYING AND ITS EFFECTS

SHUN THE NEGATIVE 

PRIORTIZE KNOWLEDGE AND DEVELOP SOFT SKILLS