Psychbigyaan Network Nepal in co-ordination with Maya Foundation conducted two days PESH (Psychological Emotional Social Health-Education) training on two schools of Pokhara. The training module was designed to provide information on SMART goal setting, SWOT analysis, stress management, coping strategies, how to study better, teenage problems, and various other aspects which would be helpful for that age group. The first program was conducted in Dharaapani School of Pokhara on 3rd and 4th of November, 2016.
The first day session was designed for children studying in 8th and 9th grade and was mainly focused on teenage problems and how to deal with them. The program included activities and presentation by our trainers. The same day, later an hour long session was also conducted with teachers of Dharapani School to assess the problem of children in school and to find out the ways how teachers are helping children to overcome those problems. Similarly, the second day’s program was designed for grade 10. The sessions were conducted Psychbigyaan Network Nepal team. Also volunteers from maya foundation helped the team in conducting fun and games sessions.
The Second program was conducted in Oxford School of Pokhara on 8th and 9th of November, 2016. The first day session was designed for children studying in 8th and 9th standard and was mainly focused on SMART goals, SWOT analysis, teenage problems and how to deal with them. The program contained tools such as body map to describe teenage changes and group activities for assessing their problem and their problem solving methods. Similarly, the second day’s program was designed for grade 10. Along with various sessions role plays and fun games were also included. Also volunteers from maya foundation helped in conducting fun and games sessions with motivation game and role play on peer pressure.
All the sessions were ended with positive feedbacks of student and their smiling faces
Later on 10th of November, Psychbigyaan Team conducted a mini workshop in ‘Himanchal H.S.S’ on ‘How to study better’. The workshop was conducted in class 9 and 10. As it was conducted on the special arrangement of Sansar Nepal.
The PESH by Psychbigyaan Team with the support and arrangement from Maya Foundation and Sansar Nepal was effective. Our special thanks to Rene Voss of Maya Foundation for the special invitation and arrangements of schools. Sansar Nepal and Michelle Bliss for the wonderful hospitality and Anneleen and Dianne for supporting us in the activities during the program.