Life Skills Camp

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The importance of life skills

In a constantly changing environment, having life skills is an essential part of being able to meet the challenges of everyday life. The dramatic changes in global economies over the past five years have been matched with the transformation in technology and these are all impacting on education, the workplace and our home life. To cope with the increasing pace and change of modern life, students need new life skills such as the ability to deal with stress and frustration. Today’s students will have many new jobs over the course of their lives, with associated pressures and the need for flexibility. 

Benefits for the individual

  • In everyday life, the development of life skills helps students to: 
  • Find new ways of thinking and problem solving
  • Recognise the impact of their actions and teaches them to take responsibility for what they do rather than blame others
  • Build confidence both in spoken skills and for group collaboration and cooperation
  • Analyse options, make decisions and understand why they make certain choices outside the classroom

 Develop a greater sense of self-awareness and appreciation for others

Benefits for employment

While students work hard to get good grades, many still struggle to gain employment. Employers were looking not just for academic success but key employability skills including:

  • The ability to self-manage, solve problems and understand the business environment
  • Working well as part of a team
  • Time and people management
  • Agility and adaptability to different roles and flexible working environments
  • The potential to lead by influence

 

Our goal is to teach life skills and create awareness of the plight of the abandoned baby to four hundred scholars during 2018 but we need:

                                                  R 2 024 400.00 to make this a reality.

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