Definitions for "Life Skills"
specific skills that have adult relevance that can be incorporated into school curricula in order to prepare students for success in post-school environments.
(in this document) personal and social skills required by young people to function confidently and competently with themselves, with other people, and the wider community; a range of skills that can enhance the quality of life and prevent dysfunctional behaviour
Abilities for adaptive and positive behavior that enable individuals to deal effectively with the demands and challenges of everyday life. In particular, life skills are a group of psychosocial competencies and interpersonal skills that help people make informed decisions, solve problems, think critically and creatively, communicate effectively, build healthy relationships, empathize with others, and cope with and manage their lives in a hygienic, healthy, and productive manner.
Significantly subaverage general intellectual functioning existing concurrently with deficits in adaptive behavior and manifested during the developmental period that adversely affects an individual's educational performance.
The objective of education is to prepare the young to educate themselves throughout their lives. Robert Maynard Hutchins
a program to enhance athletic and academic excellence, promote career and personal development, and encourage community outreach