Lifeskills trains participants to use a set of basic coping skills that will enable them to: become more aware of thoughts and feelings; evaluate negative thoughts and feelings; decide between taking action and practicing deflection; deflect unwanted feelings; practice assertion; solve problems; speak effectively; listen well; empathize; and increase the ratio of positive to negative thoughts and interactions.
Personal Development is the pursuit of developing, honing and mastering the skills that help us become the best that we can, with all that we have. It is the reaching for, and realizing of, our full potential as human beings.
We all want to live full, productive lives, but sometimes, we just don't know where to begin. There is so much information 'out there' that it can be overwhelming and hard to sort out. Depending on the problem, what seems to work for one person, may not necessarily work for everyone. There are so many different programs, strategies and techniques, that it's hard to chose the right one.
One thing, however, is certain. If we want to accomplish anything in life and realize our full potential, we must have some skills - in this case life skills. In order to excel at a job, a sport or any discipline, a person must acquire and master certain skills. Living life fully and productively is no different.
Furthermore, possessing life skills enables you to deal with the life's inevitable difficulties and adversities more effectively. It lessens your chances of overusing prescription drugs, engaging in addictive behaviors, and experiencing overall despair and hopelessness. When you have the proper tools and strategies at your disposal, you have more control over your life and are therefore happier and more productive.
1. Head Start Programme
Moving to Secondary school can be fearful and stressful time for most Primary School students. From a school senior who knew how everything is, they are now juniors who are confused and apprehensive about how to cope in a new school environment having to deal with more subjects, making new friends, new teachers and wanting to fit in.
When a student starts off on a wrong foot and experiences a drop in grades, mixes around with the wrong friends or pick up bad habits there will suffer a drop in their self esteem, confidence and level of motivation. Head Start Programme is designed empower young teens and equip them with fundamentals skills in communication and relationship management to excel in their secondary school life!
2. Building Winning Relationships
To enable participants to relate and connect well with people.
To provide an understanding of who they are and to identify their strengths and communication style.
To help participants understand how other people are different from them and thus, how to treat them.
To demonstrate how to give and receive feedback;
To discover ways to manage conflict & disagreements.
3. Peer Pressure
Strategies for Dealing with Peer Pressure and Low Self-esteem
This is a workshop designed especially for youth participants. In this workshop participants will reflect on and discuss issues around peer pressure, from both a personal and a general perspective. This workshop examines how one's reaction to peer pressure is linked to one's self-esteem and the norms and expectations of ones community and society at large while offering concrete strategies for dealing with peer pressure.
4. Conflict Resolution
Conflict Resolution workshops give you the tools to help you address conflict masterfully. Whether you face a difference of opinion or opposing viewpoints, you will learn how to produce a positive result. Stop letting incompatible objectives or negative people keep you from achieving your goals.
Our conflict resolution training workshop delivers priceless information, combining interpersonal communication, team building, and goal settings. In fact, we do more than help you cope. We provide you with solid, time-tested strategies for dealing with conflict and the people who stand between you and your right to success.
5. Effective Communication
The ability to get along with others and communicate effectively is vital in every area of a student's life. Happy and successful teens are those who can get along well with their parents, friends, teachers and schoolmates. Teens who are apt in social and presentation skills will also experience higher levels of self-esteem and self-confidence as they can effectively influence those around them in the achievement of their goals.
6. Public speaking & Presentation skills
How do you master communication?
How do you cultivate an empowering voice?
How do you influence others to embrace your ideas and act on them?
How do you inspire, motivate and achieve positive results while honouring other people’s values and needs?
In many situations today, you are required to present to your boss, to clients, to your peers, and to your staff. If you want to do this effectively and get the right results, this is the programme for you. If you want to influence and inspire others, you must think their thoughts, feel their feelings and speak their words. Once you can do this, they will become drawn to your ideas and influenced to act on your message.
7. Social etiquette & personal grooming
Whether you are meeting your peers from another school for the first time at an organized event, or perhaps your friend's parents, or even interviewing for that part-time vacation job, you will need to make a good first impression. The Primacy Effect shows that the first information we learn about someone will have greater impact than subsequent information. In addition, a negative impression is more resistant to change than a positive impression. This program will give participants a head-start in knowing the right things to do and say in any social situation, which will in turn help build their self-esteem and self-confidence. Come learn some practical, easy-to-implement social skills for everyday application and see the difference they make in your lives!
8. Career choice & goal settings
This program aims to help students construct their personal roadmap to career success. This is done through the use of self-assessment instruments and interactive exercises to uncover their personal distinctiveness in terms of personality strengths, values, talents and abilities, and interests.
Goal setting is a powerful process for thinking about your ideal future, and for motivating yourself to turn your vision of this future into reality.
The process of setting goals helps you choose where you want to go in life. By knowing precisely what you want to achieve, you know where you have to concentrate your efforts. You'll also quickly spot the distractions that can, so easily, lead you astray.