Life skills are not something new; they are a set of basic skills that enable us to effectively manage the challenges of daily life. They include critical thinking, problem-solving, decision-making, the ability to communicate and collaborate, along with personal and social responsibility.

Schools and vocational education and training (VET) institutions are uniquely placed to play a key role in promoting and sustaining young people’s emotional and social health as part of their role in providing a rounded quality education and helping students develop into successful adults.

We are therefore delighted to announce the launch of our Life Skills programme for schools and VET institutions in Greece in co-operation with the Manpower Employment Organisation, Directorate for Initial Vocational Education & Training, following approval from the Hellenic Ministry of Education, Research and Religious Affairs, and with the support of HSBC.

Life Skills Competition 2019–20: Developing Social Entrepreneurs

The teams that distinguished themselves in the 2019–20 competition are:

The winners were announced on Tuesday 26 May 2020 at the grand final, which was broadcast live on our Facebook page.

Find out more about the programme

Visit the pages below for details of how to get involved in the programme, and information about the mentoring sessions and this year’s competition.