Life Skills Course
Research suggests that a well articulated and efficiently implemented life skills curriculum, successfully addresses a number of societal issues and pressures and acts as a direct investment in a nation’s human capital. The implementation of a life skills course has increasing significance for a society undergoing social and economic transformation and who is committed to improving the quality of life of its people. This training creates an opportunity for the inculcation of fundamental life skills for operating successfully at home, in the world of work, as well as fulfilling the demands of a changing society. // The goals of the Life skills course include: a life skills curriculum that would impact on and develop lifestyles that will lead to personal success, health and well‐being of the individual and the community; high quality of life skills facilitators with the relevant knowledge, skills, abilities and attitudes; and a support network for life skills participants.
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