Life skills are vital for women teachers, students: SPMVV

Life skills are vital for women teachers, students: SPMVV
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Life Skills are essential for women students and these skills increase students’ psychosocial competence and their ability to deal effectively with the demands and challenges of everyday life, said Prof V Uma, Vice Chancellor (in-charge) of Sri Padmavati Mahila Visvavidyalayam (SPMVV).

Tirupati: Life Skills are essential for women students and these skills increase students' psychosocial competence and their ability to deal effectively with the demands and challenges of everyday life, said Prof V Uma, Vice Chancellor (in-charge) of Sri Padmavati Mahila Visvavidyalayam (SPMVV).

She inaugurated the two-day National workshop for University teachers being conducted by the varsity's Internal Quality Assurance Cell (IQAC) on Friday. She said that these skills will empower them to deal with the various challenges in both their academic and personal life. She reiterated that SPMVV will emerge as a nodal centre for Life Skills Education for all girl students in the state of AP.

Dr.Sanjeev Kumar Manikappa, from NIMHANS Bangalore, the resource person, said that the workshop will add enrichment to the knowledge of teachers. Life skills are abilities for adaptive and positive behaviour that help people to deal effectively with the demands and challenges of everyday life.

Prof Murugaiah, Dean, School of Social Sciences said that the World Health Organisation has identified 10 core life skills. Prof Uma Maheswari Devi, Director IQAC said that the workshop helped both the teachers as well as the students by providing them with the abilities for adaptive and positive behaviour. Dr Jayamadhuri and Dr Bindu were the programme coordinators of the workshop.

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