Diploma in counselling skills

A unique part-time one-year course “Diploma in Counselling Skills”, without text books or examinations, offers an opportunity for self growth, improve relationships and learn counseling to practice professionally or informally in any field.

This programme is conducted in two sessions per week, two hours each, at three different timings to suit various people, and at two different locations in R T Nagar and Basavanagudi.

It has been a very successful experiential and practical course conducted in small batches for the past 14 years, and has transformed the lives of thousands of people of all ages and from all walks of life.

Further details can be had from Banjara Academy, 418, 1st Main, 1st Block, R T Nagar, Bangalore 560032.  Phones: 23535787; 23535766; 9448350626.

Aptitude testing

Manasa consultants is holding aptitude testing sessions on June 10 and 14, for average students and students who have failed. Registration fee: Rs 500. Venue: No. 399, 11th Cross, 17th Main, II Phase, J P Nagar, Bangalore-560078. For further details, contact: 9845058349.

Workshop for parents, teachers

Amable announces a new batch of ‘Jagriti’, a 10-session workshop to enliven, enhance and explore your understanding of learning and children. It will change the way you think, do and administer learning and child development.

A programme that will empower you to empower children. The next batch at Indiranagar starts from June 18. The cost is Rs 8000 per participant. Visit www.amable.in or call 25202510.

Learn Mandarin

The Bangalore chapter of the Chinese Institute of Chennai conducts a 40-hour course in conversational Mandarin (Level 1), reading and writing skills in Pinyin. The institute also offers Level 2 where one can learn to read and write characters along with advanced grammar and pre-requisites for HSK.

This is a weekend course of five hours each on Saturday and Sunday, for four weeks. For more details log on to www.chennaichinese.com/bangalore or call 98865 42488. The next batch for Level 1 begins on June 16.

Leadership training for children

The School of Success, an organisation providing leadership training for children is launching a series of new programmes commencing from June 9, 2012 onwards.

The main focus will be on the important qualities that make a good future leader, i.e. communication, inter-personal skills, social skills, goal setting, decision making abilities, time management, positive thinking, etc.

Each age group will have activities that are age-appropriate. Various games and activities will be part of the sessions to ensure that children learn the concepts through the medium of fun.

Each session is a combination of specific group activities, individual tasks, sing-along, story-telling, videos, and crafts. Other interesting mediums used are puppetry, theater, etc.

The fee for each programme is Rs 6000. For further details, contact: 9663400443.

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