Dimapur, April 15 (EMN): Peace Channel organised skill development programme on “Leadership and self exploration” at Sacred Heart School, Khuzama on April 15.
Several events like brainstorming, games, lecture and group discussion were held during the programme with an aim to empower the members of the peace club to cultivate attitudes for constructive, active and non-violent resolution of conflicts; to empower the members to respond to challenges and opportunities through innovative and creative ways; and to work together towards a common goal, that is building peace in Nagaland.
Alino S Chishi, Kohima district coordinator of Peace Channel, said in her introductory statement that life skills enable the individuals to adapt to situations and people, thus leading to healthy and positive relationships, informed a press release received her on Monday. Several activities to understand skills like literary, language, functional, and vocational were carried out during the programme.
Chishi described life skills as agent of peace and highlighted different life skills such as self awareness, empathy, critical thinking, creative thinking, effective communication, decision making, problem solving, coping with stress and emotions etc.
During discussion on leadership, she told the gathering that “to become an effective leader, self exploration is significant, and went on to explain that self exploration is a dialogue within oneself, exploring about “what you are”, what you “want to be” that includes one’s desires, hobby, goals and dreams.
Another activity that was taken up during the programme was “SWOT analysis” where the members were given time to reflect and write down their strength, weaknesses, opportunity, and threats.