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Life Skills Education for Youth : Critical Perspectives

Publication year: 2022

ISBN: 978-3-030-85214-6

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This book critically reviews a diverse body of scholarship and practice that informs the conceptualization, curriculum, teaching and measurement of life skills in education settings around the world. It discusses life skills as they are implemented in schools and non-formal education, providing both qualitative and quantitative evidence of when, with whom, and how life skills do or do not impact young women’s and men’s lives in various contexts. Specifically, it examines the nature and importance of life skills, and how they are taught.

Subject: Education, Life Skills, Career Skills, Schools and Schooling, Curriculum Studies, Social Structure, Social Inequality, Personality and Social Psychology, Examining life skills education scholarships, Social justice based approach to life skills, Empirical cases of life skills education, Employability and soft skills curriculum development, Career skills as education