What is Emotional Intelligence?
Emotional intelligence involves a set of skills that can be learned and developed. The most widely researched and validated models of emotional intelligence (EI) incorporate non-cognitive skills such as:
“Let no emotions of the flesh, be they of pain or of pleasure, affect the supreme and sovereign portion of the soul – reason.” Marcus Aurelius.
“Never again will I do anything for anyone that I do not feel directly from my heart.” Oprah Winfrey
Importance of Emotional Intelligence
People who are academically brilliant and yet are socially inept and unsuccessful at work or in their personal relationships has a significant effect on other factors too in general life.
Performance at work: The student should be able to navigate the social complexities, lead and motivates others to excel in their career.
Physical health: They should be able to manage stress level, which can lead to serious health problems (blood pressure, suppress the immune system, increase the risk of heart attack and stroke).
Mental health: Uncontrolled stress can also impact mental health, making vulnerable to anxiety and depression, mood swings lonely and isolated due to incapability for controlling emotion. Relationship: By understanding emotions and how to control them, they will better able to express, own feelings and other's feelings. This will help to communicate more effectively and forge a stronger relationship, both at work and in personal life.
Academic Achievement: Academic achievement is the outcome of education –the extent to which a student, teacher and institution has achieved their educational goals. Teaching emotional and social skills is very important as it can affect academic achievement positively Teaching these skills has a long-term effect on achievement. In short, emotionally intelligent students would have a better academic achievement or through EI there is a possibility of improvement of academic achievement.
How Students will benefit from this Training?
“I just wanted to add my thanks to MPKP. My daughter commented after our meeting that. ‘Now she is excited’ about college planning. Up until now our experience have made her stressed, insecure and overwhelmed. I really appreciate your helping her see this experience can be positive and exciting."
“I wanted to take a moment to express my Thanks to MPKP for counseling my son Satwinder through a difficult time in his life. I saw a visceral Change in his attitude and I truly believe this is the start of something wonderful for him”.
“The Training was fantastic. I have learned so many new techniques and Strategies that I want to go back to the classroom to use the ice breakers, tips on Body Language and better Listening Skills. I feel after this training, I am a Stronger Teacher”.
“I found most helpful in this training how to communicate with the youth relating to them on their level. I now realize how important praise is- it keeps me more positive. I feel prepared to teach Life Skills to the youth I work with. The trainer showed us how to encourage group Discussions and Conduct Interactive Seminars.”
“A highly impressive Programme that has given teachers an insight into their student’s life and guide them towards a positive career Path.”