Why life skills?

Discover why life skills education is essential for young people’s personal, social and professional lives in this short animation.

It explores what life skills are, why they’re important and how young people can develop.

Play the film or download it (opens in a new tab) to share and embed in presentations.

Teaching life skills in your classroom

We have seen the impact that life skills education has on young people and those who teach and support them. When introducing life skills to students, you can also explore new, engaging approaches to teaching and learning, and develop deeper relationships with students.


Explore resources to help your students engage with and develop key life skills.