IST EFL DEPT STUDENT DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM ON DEVELOPING AN OPEN MINDSET FOR THE ACQUISITION OF LIFE SKILLS 16 AUGUST 2021
The Department of English and Other Foreign Languages, SRM Institute of Science and Technology, Ramapuram, organized a Student Development Program on Life Skills on 16 August 2021 for School and Diploma students and College freshers. The Resource Person, Dr. Chitra Aravind, Consultant Psychologist (RCI certified) and Founder, MANAS, Chennai, delivered a thought-provoking and extremely insightful lecture-presentation on “Developing an Open Mindset for the Acquisition of Life Skills”. She deliberated on how to develop a growth mindset and stated the importance of self-awareness and acceptance, among others as the key to living a fulfilled life. She also elaborated on the ten significant life skills required to face different life situations and become a successful citizen of the world. The webinar was attended by 350+ students and recorded over 400 views during the session itself. It came to a successful close with an interesting Q & A session, concluding remarks from the HOD and Convener, Dr. V. Rema, the coordinator and host, Dr. Walter Hugh Parker, Assistant Professor, including a formal vote of thanks from co-coordinator, Ms. Pritha Basu, Assistant Professor, The attendees registered extremely positive feedback about the program and guest speaker.