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Impact of Life Skill Training on the Cognitive Skills Development - Lessons Learned from Career Guidance and Adolescents Counselling Cell in Kannur District, Kerala


Rajesh. N. , Lifelong Learning & Extension, GRI Gandhigram,Tamil Nadu; Dr. R. Subbu Raman, Lifelong Learning & Extension, GRI Gandhigram. Tamil Nadu


life skills training, random sampling, cognitive development, problem solving


Life skill education training gives much significance nowadays. A relevant and proper implementation of life skill education is a need of an hour, for today’s society. Imparting life skills education to the students can be helpful as it specifically addresses the needs of children, helps in motivating, providing practical, cognitive, emotional, and social and self-management skills for life adjustments. Yadav P, Iqbal N (2009) showed positive results of imparting life skills education to students and bringing the change in adolescent’ s attitude, thought and behavior by providing supportive environment to them. According to Albertyn et al. (2004) life skills training enhance critical thinking abilities, which further impacts were living life actively, being responsible in the job and in future planning too. The objectives of the study are (a) to assess the impact of life skill training on the cognitive skills development (b) to study the effectiveness of self-analysis/introspection activities on the process of self-development (c) to assess the impact of life skill training on creative thinking and critical skill development (d) to assess the impact of life skill training on the decision making and problem solving skill development. The study is a descriptive in nature. The investigator prepared an interview has made among the randomly selected 50 volunteers from the 170 volunteers who were attended in the Souhridha volunteer training programme during the year 2014-2015 in the Kannur district. The findings imply that that the life skill training is highly effective for the self-development of the participants.

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Paper ID: IJSRDV7I110224
Published in: Volume : 7, Issue : 11
Publication Date: 01/02/2020
Page(s): 751-754

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