Life Skills and Career Counselling program
Life Skills and Career Counselling program, as a joint initiative of Bihar Madhyamik Shiksha Parishad and Unicef-Bihar, was started in May 2016 in 100 schools spread across 6 districts. Vikramshila Education Resource Society provided hand holding support to 20 schools of Patna district. To recognize efforts of schools, teachers, HMs and students and to share the impact of the intervention with government, Unicef and all stakeholders, a closing cum felicitation event was organized at Hotel Panache, Patna, on 23rd November 2017. The students showcased their efforts through Gallery walk, English conversation and Skit on themes related to Life Skills, Career Counselling, Communicative English & IT; the four modules that were part of the intervention. Some teachers, students and HMs came forward and shared their experience of being part of this program and their learnings from it. The Hon'l Education Minister from Bihar, Shri Krishnanandan Prasad Verma appreciated the effort and reminiscing his school days, mentioned that as a student, he had also felt that something similar should have happened in his school. He interacted with the students and tried to understand the entire process from their perspective.