Career Counselling

Career development is a lifelong process. There are a number of factors that influence an individual’s career development, including interests, abilities, values, personality, background, and circumstances. Career Counseling helps children know and understand themselves, and decode the opportunities available in order to make career, educational, and life decisions.


A child’s ecosystem comprises of school, family, friends and neighbourhoods. And as such children hold considerable potential to influence and shape civic life in this ecosystem rather than function as passive recipients. Citizenship skills make children aware of their role, responsibilities, consequences and encourage them to participate actively in decisions regarding their own education, health, family life, environment or human rights – both in local and global contexts.  The related skills are Environment, Health & wellness, Social and civic engagement, Financial Management, Peace building, Migration / Immigration, Refugees, etc. 

Collaboration skills

These skills help children to develop easy working relationships with classmates, playmates and adults. While working in teams, children learn to work towards achieving shared goals, resolve differences, build consensus and appreciate each other’s cultural backgrounds without being resentful. The related skills are Trust building, Team work, Negotiation and Conflict management.

Communication skills

Communication is ability to convey information to another effectively and efficiently. This information can be instructions, thoughts, emotions, opinions or new ideas. In the 21st century, good Communication skills will enable children to express themselves confidently and assertively, in person as well as through digital media such as email, social media, etc. The constituent skills are Verbal and Written communication, Public Speaking, Presentation skills, Active listening and Body language.


Creativity is an ability to think outside the box, find hidden patterns and make connections between things that seem unrelated. Creativity enables children to explore new approaches to any task rather than accepting the tried and tested measures. The constituent skills of Creativity are Curiosity, Innovation, Ideation and Visualization skills.

Early Childhood Learning

Early childhood is defined as the period from conception through eight years of age. The earliest years of a child’s life are critical. These years determine child’s survival and thriving in life, and lay the foundations for her/ his learning and holistic development. It is during the early years that children develop the cognitive, physical, social and emotional skills that they need to succeed in life. (ref: UNICEF India)

Emotional and Mental Health

These skills help build a child’s understanding of self in relation to others and the surroundings; and respond to changes more purposefully rather than reactively. This leads to emotional well-being since an individual is able to own and take responsibility for important life-choices. The related skills are Self-awareness, Self-regulation, Resilience, Motivation, Body Image, Self-confidence, etc.


Empathy empowers us to relate with other people. It is an ability to step into the shoes of another person to understand their feelings, thoughts and experiences, and to use that understanding to guide the way we think and act. The related skills are Adaptability, Cross-cultural sensitivity, Appreciation.

Experiential Learning

This means learning by doing and reflecting on the experience. 

Global Citizens

In the 21st century, opportunities available to children are expanding and changing at a rapid pace. In the new scheme of things, children will often find themselves grappling with ideas, concepts and social situations that are new to the cultural, social and political environment they are accustomed to. In order to prepare children for such new, unknown ventures we will focus on non academic learnings such as, knowing about famous global personalities, global events, social justice issue, music / dance / art cultures around the world, religions of the world, and so on.

Global Education

The objective of global education is to shape people’s view of the world so that we believe in and seek greater justice, equity and human rights for everyone.  This means learning about international communities, social justice issues, global events, international ideas, etc. 

Leadership skills

These skills prepare children to take on leadership roles in life. As they mature, children become better at strategizing, taking initiatives, goal setting & planning, engaging with others and bringing people together to act towards common goals. The related skills are Organizing, Excellence, Influence without authority and Entrepreneurship. 


World Health Organization (WHO) has defined life skills as abilities for adaptive and positive behaviour, that enable individuals to deal effectively with the demands and challenges of everyday life. (Reference: Life skills education for children and adolescents in schools, Program on mental health, World Health Organization)

Must-have conservations

Thanks to technology advancement, today’s children are exposed to and constantly hear about different things happening around them at the local, national and even international levels. Some of these issues have a strong influence on shaping a child’s personality, opinions and actions. These issues could be related to Adolescence, Gender and Gender equality, Race and Caste, Religion, Sexuality and Sex Education, Disability, Inclusion, Death, Addiction, Cyber crimes and criminality, Adoption, and so on. It is important that parents, teachers and other caregivers handhold the children and help them navigate through the complexity of such issues rather than treating these as taboos.

Problem solving

Problem Solving skills enable a child to assimilate information from routine observations, readings, class lessons or interactions; process this information and apply it to other situations. As children mature they are able to process more complex information, deal with abstract concepts and think holistic more easily. The related skills are Observation, Data collection, Fact-checking, Systems thinking, Lateral thinking, Critical thinking, Logical reasoning and Design thinking.