Life Skill Based Education: A Systematic Narrative Review


  • Deepa Sikand Kauts Professor, Faculty of Education, GNDU, Amritsar, India.
  • Jaspreet Saini Research Scholar, Department of Education, GNDU, Amritsar, India.



Life Skills Based Education, Adolescents, Literature Review


Life skills-based education is required because adolescents today are exposed to different lifestyles, media, and rising expectations. The present scenario is full of violence, threat, crime, and drug abuse among the young generation. The immediate solution visible to the world is to enhance life skills among the future generation. Generally, adolescents look forward to peers/ teachers/parents and guardians for several daily issues. This review aims to trace a comprehensive understanding of the effectiveness of life skills education. It also aims to identify research gaps and priorities. This paper reviews 15 research articles and five official documents to draw a pen sketch of life skill-based education. This review is helpful to administrators, policymakers, researchers, and teachers for implementing an effective life skills program. The findings can act as inputs for developing sustainable life skills programs to ensure the transfer of knowledge and skills. The review of the literature suggests that a proper and relevant intervention in life skills can help school children develop their cognitive and social skills to lead a healthy life. It can uplift the self-concept of adolescents.


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Kauts, D. S. ., & Saini, J. (2022). Life Skill Based Education: A Systematic Narrative Review. MIER Journal of Educational Studies Trends and Practices, 12(2), 407–422.


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