This ten-session program improves adolescent girls' confidence, self-esteem and self-awareness, encouraging students to develop problem-solving strategies about peer pressure, sex, substance abuse, and being a parent.

Emotional Literacy
Emotional literacy


The facilitator can outline the main aims of this session as follows:

  • For students to become aware of the skills required to becoming emotionally literate.
  • For students to understand the importance of empathy and other skills of emotional literacy.
  • For students to reflect on their skills of emotional literacy and think of ways of improving.

In this session the facilitator will be introducing the concept of emotional literacy. This concept will initially be introduced via a story and follow on activity in which students are asked to identify which characters they deemed to have the nastiest qualities. At this stage, many of the students may not have heard of, or particularly understand, the concept of emotional literacy and this is why the introductory ...

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