SIGNIFICANCE OF TEACHING LIFE SKILLS AND TRAINING IN VOCATIONAL EDUCATION THROUGH CONVENTIONAL EDUCATION SYSTEM - A BRIEF STUDY

Dr. G. Vijaya Lakshmi

Abstract


Teaching and Learning conventional education should imbibe set of life skills and vocational skills training to develop the learner’s personality and innate talents in both personal life   and professional careers in the right direction for the harmonious survival in the society.

Good conduct of life skills allows the learners to lead a well mannered and mental well-being  life in this competitive society and  training in desired vocational skills provide confidence and economic empowerment as a trade in hand gives  stable income  without facing uncertainty about the future in both personal and professional lives.

The Indian youth needs to be empowered, and it can be done through good education and vocational training. As the learners go through conventional education, it is the right tool through which life skills and training in vocational skills should be imbibed and taught for the overall development of the learners, and to release them from the educational institutions not just with a degree but also with a trade in hand.


Keywords


Life Skills –Vocational Education –Economic empowerment – Problem solving– Conventional Education - Assertiveness and Leadership qualities. - Entrepreneurial endeavors - work-based learning - confidence and empowerment.

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