Key Aspects

1) Teacher Development Sessions: one hour per week, in groups of 10 or fewer
2) Life Skill Laboratories:
a) Two 45 minute periods per week
b) Students per teacher ratio – suggested 10-14:1 ages 10 and up, 6-9:1 ages 9 and younger
3) Awards Assemblies: each child receives an award for some area of merit at end of year

Preliminary: EFL staff meet individually with each teacher
Phase 1 (required, 3-4 weeks) :
EFL Basics
A) Meditation/Intuition Training
B) Entering the Child’s World,
C) Life Skill Action Charts

Phase 2 (required, 2-3 weeks): How to lead Life Skill Labs
A) Sample Activities
B) Introduction to Stages of Maturity

Phase 3 (required, 3-4 months): Launch Laboratories
A) Ongoing support for leading Labs
B) Exploring EFL Core Concepts: Progressive Development, Tools and
Stages of Maturity
C) Culminates in the Life Skills Awards Ceremony

Phase 4 (optional, 2-3 months): Integrate EFL into School Curriculum
A) Seven EFL Enrichment Themes
B) EFL Curriculum Categories
Phase 5 (optional, ongoing): Designate EFL Mentors for the school
Online support and periodic visits from EFL International

A) Teachers assess students using age-appropriate Tools of Maturity Checklist,
noting student changes since beginning of laboratories
B) Teachers self-assessment of personal and professional growth since start of program
C) Student self-assessment for older students using Tools of Maturity Checklist
at beginning and end of school year

Setup an online appointment to discuss how Life Skills Laboratories might work in your school