Life Skills

Life Skills – D and C

Academic Department Details

Department:Department of Counselling

Subject:Life Skills

Course Content

D Form

  • Managing new environment – Homesickness and loss of privacy
  • Feelings – Feelings cycles
  • Choices and consequences
  • Paradigm and conditioning
  • Teasing and bullying
  • Right and wrong
  • Managing stressful situations
  • Friendships and supporting and respecting each other’s differences

C Form

  • To be proactive – My situation, my response, circle of control, reactive response
  • Stress and adjustment to main house
  • Success and failure
  • Life centre and purpose of life
  • Self-awareness, esteem and expression
  • Goal setting
  • Adolescent sexual health programme

Learning Objectives

The objectives of the Life Skill Programme and SEAL in school is to strengthen the students’

  • Thinking skills
  • Reflectiveness
  • Understanding
  • Empathy
  • Self-awareness

Skills Acquired by Students

  • Active listening
  • Respect
  • Enquiry
  • Purpose
  • Rational thought processing
  • Sense of self

General Comments

The students are introduced to concepts that best prepare them to manage their feelings and be motivated. The SEAL programme encourages the children to develop in five key aspects self-awareness, empathy, motivation, managing feelings and social skill. The Life skills programme also draws on from the TGelf in honing leadership qualities and developing an all-round student.

TGelf: The Global Education and Leadership Foundation (TGelf) is an organization that endeavours to shape youth to aspire to be leaders of quality by running different modules to promote social service and service before self.

SEAL: This is a life skills programme that has been introduced in the U.K. to promote an awareness of self and their environment among secondary students. SEAL is an acronym for Social and Emotional Aspects of Learning. Thus the school endeavours to dovetail life skills the academic as well as non-academic curricula to help the students to link aspects and draw perspectives of all they learn in order to deliver a well rounded individual after 6 years in Doon.

Counselling – Life Skills – B and A

Academic Department Details

Department:Department of Counselling

Subject:Life Skills

Curriculum::ICSE

Course Content

B Form

  • Listening skills and empathy
  • Gender bias, respect for women
  • Impression formation and role model
  • Decision making
  • Addiction – Cyber addiction
  • Relationships and understanding others
  • Trust
  • Conflict management
  • Respect for personal space
  • Giving and receiving feedback
  • Assertiveness

A Form

  • Leadership
  • Gender sensitivity
  • Self-awareness and self-respect
  • Being positive
  • Negotiating and resolving differences
  • Conflict management
  • Communication
  • Giving and receiving feedback
  • Interpersonal relationships
  • Social responsibility
  • Goal setting and managing time/self
  • Coping with stress

Learning Objectives

The objective of the Life Skill Programme and SEAL in school is to strengthen the students‟:

  • Empathy
  • Self-awareness
  • Thinking skills
  • Reflectiveness
  • Understanding

Skills Acquired by Students

  • Active listening
  • Respect
  • Enquiry
  • Purpose
  • Rational thought processing
  • Sense of self

General Comments

The A Form students are already in the programme since their D Form and are introduced to the concepts that best prepare this year group to manage their feelings and be motivated. The SEAL programme encourages the children to develop in five key aspects self awareness, empathy, motivation, managing feelings and social skill. The Life skills programme also draws on from the TGelf in honing leadership qualities and developing an all round student.

TGelf: The Global Education and Leadership Foundation (TGelf) is an organization that endeavours to shape youth to aspire to be leaders of quality by running different modules to promote social service and service before self.

SEAL: This is a life skills programme that has been introduced in the U.K. to promote an awareness of self and their environment among secondary students. SEAL is an acronym for Social and Emotional Aspects of Learning. Thus the school endeavours to dovetail life skills the academic as well as non academic curricula to help the students to link aspects and draw perspectives of all they learn in order to deliver a well rounded individual after 6 years in Doon.