Beyond the classroom: integrating family and community into life skills education for young peopleA brief report on findings from an intervention focused on better understanding how the role of family and community can be critical in life skills education. The participants included Kenyan adolescent girls in grades six, seven and eight. The topics covered included: self-awareness and self-esteem; sexuality; reproductive health; drugs and substance abuse; effective communication and decision-making. The results showed increased (self-reported) higher educational aspirations, increased self-confidence and greater interest in schooling.


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