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LIFE SKILL

The term ‘Life Skills’ refers to the skills usually associated with managing and living a better quality of life. They help us to accomplish our ambitions and live to our full potential.   
Though there is no definite list of life skills, Eicher School provides some basic training to the students so that they can handle any day to day situation.  By acquiring these basic skills  ,which are age appropriately distributed right from class III to Class X, students will be able to increase their understanding of their surrounding and tackle problems.

These activities are held  every Wednesday from 8.20 am 9.00 am. Some of the basic skills that are taught are:

 

Self Grooming

  • Cleanliness and hygiene
  • Attire ( Formal and Casual)
  • Etiquette

Basic Cooking

  • Tea / coffee / Juice / Sharbat
  • Serving
  • Sandwich / salad / maggi / snacks / rice / dal / vegetable / chapatti / raita
  • Table lay- out
  • Winding the table after meal

Basic clothes repair

  • Basic hemming and run stitch
  • Repairing buttons on shirt / trousers / tops / kurtis
  • Repairing a torn pocket / a tear in dress
  • Darning

Mechanics

  • Repairing / oiling bicycle chain / tyre
  • Changing car tyre
  • Understanding the safety rules while cycling/ driving

Basic electrical repairs

  • Understanding the electrical box is
  • Understanding the wires
  • Fixing wire/ wires to a plug
  • Fixing a switch
  • Replacing a blown fuse
  • Replacing a bulb and fixing it to its holder
  • Understanding the safety norms while working with electricity

Basic toilet repairs

  • Cleaning washroom/ bathroom
  • Repairing a leaking tap using m-seal
  • Checking the cistern
  • Checking the overflowing water

Basic home cleaning

  • How to clean wooden furniture/ glass tops/ fridge / electrical gadgets
  • How to use a broom and mop

Basic First aid

  • Treat a cut / bruise / wound
  • Treat a burn
  • Bandaging
  • Artificial resuscitation(respiration)

Handling money transaction

  • Understanding ATM cards
  • Writing Cheques
  • Do's and Don'ts while handling money

Gardening

  • Knowing the tools used in garding
  • Preparing the pot
  • Sowing seed
  • Taking care of plant/ plants

Event management

  • Planning class parties on various occasions like Diwali, Christmas

Road safety

  • Do’s and don’ts while walking / riding a bicycle
  • Boarding/unboarding the bus.
  • Crossing the road.

Ticketing

  • Off-line/On-line by filling the forms.
  • Checking out train numbers.
  • Online booking for various recreational events.

 

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