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Our Live, Online, ‘Get Life-Ready’ Courses Ensure Kids Are Equipped To Handle Just About Anything

Experience a taste of life-ready skills 
with our Preview Course

For students from 6 -18 years old.

An overview and introduction to the foundational, life-ready skills taught in our classes. Skills such as effective communication, problem-solving, personal safety, and emotional intelligence are touched upon. 

International facilitators guide each child through life-ready courses in live, online classes with practical tasks. Each class focuses on one Core Skill and a variety of sub-skills. Students get an opportunity to demonstrate what they’ve learnt in a practical task.


  • Core Skills
    • Self-Awareness & Adaptability
    • Emotional Intelligence
    • Teamwork & Communication
    • Critical Thinking
    • Motivation & Exploration
  • Subskills
    • Resilience
    • Enthusiasm
    • Respect
    • Judgment
    • Responsibility
  • Real-World Skills:
    • Time Management
    • Stress Management
    • Financial Literacy

Preview Lessons for all Age Groups

Ages 6-8 | Grades 1-2

Students are shown how to create a foundational structure for basic life-ready skills such as effective written and verbal communication, problem-solving, personal safety, and emotional intelligence.

Lesson 1
Emotional Intelligence | STAR2U4L2-S12
Students will learn how to recognize basic emotions in others. They will develop an awareness of their own emotions as well as the ability to express them sensibly.
Lesson 2
Digital Privacy | STAR2U2L2-S12
Students will learn how to recognize basic emotions in others. They will develop an awareness of their own emotions as well as the ability to express them sensibly.
Lesson 3
Email | STAR2U3L2-S12
Students will learn about the basic structure of a letter as well as an email. They will develop basic email etiquette as they practice writing emails.
Lesson 4
People and Feelings | STAR2U4L3-S1
Students will learn how to read body language. They will examine the effects of their emotions on interpersonal relationships and learn about the importance of making connections.
Lesson 5
Presentations | STAR2U3L9-S12
Students will learn about how rules and laws serve to create order and structure in society. They will apply critical thinking skills as they explore the evolution of laws and the appropriate punishments for breaking laws.

Ages 8-10 | Grades 3-4

In this program, students build on foundational knowledge and begin to assimilate life ready skills such as critical thinking, teamwork, leadership, financial literacy, online safety, and reading comprehension.

Lesson 1
Good Game | STAR4U2L1-S12
Students will learn about sportsmanship and how to identify the characteristics of a good sport, a sore loser, and a sore winner. They will develop a foundation for building positive relationships through sports and practice using constructive statements.
Lesson 2
Spending Wisely | STAR4U3L1-S12
Students will learn how to distinguish necessities from desires and grasp the importance of spending money wisely. They will practice basic budgeting skills through investigation and application.
Lesson 3
Online Interactions | STAR4U2L2-S1
Students will learn about the different types of negative interactions that unfold on the most popular social media platforms. They will develop the skills to manage these types of interactions and practice using appropriate language in online communications.
Lesson 4
Reading Strategies | STAR4U3L5-S12
Students will learn what to do before, during, and after reading any written text in order to optimize comprehension and develop analytical skills. They will exercise academic reading strategies such as skimming and scanning.
Lesson 5
Laws | STAR4U2L5-S12
Students will learn about how rules and laws serve to create order and structure in society. They will apply critical thinking skills as they explore the evolution of laws and the appropriate punishments for breaking laws.

Ages 10-12 | Grades 5-6

In this program, students are given the tools to manage themselves independently as they begin their journey into adolescence. They will develop the skills required to effectively manage their time, attention, emotions, money, and online behavior.

Lesson 1
Digital Citizenship 101 | MOON6U2L1-S12
Students will learn about the fundamental components of digital citizenship. They will explore different online threats and practice strategies for overcoming these dangers through discussion and roleplay.
Lesson 2
Managing Emotions | MOON6U4L3-S1
Students will learn about emotional maturity and develop strategies to handle their emotions in difficult situations. They will practice implementing these new strategies in a variety of real-world scenarios.
Lesson 3
Time Management | MOON6U3L5-S12
Students will learn about the importance of managing their time effectively. They will share advice in response to hypothetical scenarios and practice using time management aids as they create their own weekly timetable.
Lesson 4
Mind Your Concentration | MOON6U3L6-S1
Students will learn to identify the various factors that can hinder one’s concentration and discover tips to improve their concentration. They will develop some basic mindfulness techniques and practice them in a comfortable setting.
Lesson 5
Big Money | MOON6U6L3-S12
Students will learn about the history of goods and services transactions and practice developing negotiating skills. They will hypothesize the future of financial transactions and share their original ideas with the class.

Ages 12-14 | Grades 7-8

In this program, students further develop skills required to successfully manage the challenges of being a teenager. They will learn how to use physical activity to manage stress, give advice and make suggestions to others, structure a formal debate, apply a formal troubleshooting procedure when solving a problem, and solve real-world problems through cooperation.

Lesson 1
Stress and Sports | MOON8U4L6-S2
Students will learn about the different types of stress and how they can impact one’s emotional and mental health. They will explore how sports can help to alleviate stress and be encouraged to incorporate physical activity into their daily lives.
Lesson 2
Giving Advice and Making Suggestions | MOON8U4L4-S1
Students will learn phrases to use when giving advice or making suggestions in response to a plethora of dilemmas experienced by children, teenagers, and adults. They will practice using these phrases in real-world scenarios.
Lesson 3
Troubleshooting | MOON8U3L4-S1
Students will learn about the importance of following a systematic approach when solving problems. They will examine the steps involved in troubleshooting and apply their new knowledge to solve a real-world problem.
Lesson 4
Formal Debate | MOON8U2L7-S12
Students will learn about the structure of a formal debate and assimilates tips on how to make a strong argument. They will apply this knowledge in their analysis of a middle school debate and use their new skills to organize a formal class debate.
Lesson 5
The Purpose of the UN | MOON8U2L5-S2
Students will learn about the history of the United Nations and explore the organs that constitute the modern UN. They will explore the current goals of the UN and draft a proposal to achieve one of these goals.

Ages 14-16 | Grades 9-10

In this program, students are introduced to concepts and skills important for life after secondary school. They will learn to balance a personal budget, cope with academic stress, manage interpersonal conflicts, persuade others through polite pestering, and discover personal sources of happiness.

Lesson 1
Academic Stress and Time Management | SUN10U4L1-S12
Students will learn about the most common causes of academic stress among secondary and post-secondary students. They will develop strategies for dealing with key stressors and learn how to minimize stress by making a timetable to manage their academic and social events.
Lesson 2
Being Happy | SUN10U4L5-S12
Students will learn about the diverse factors that make people happy in different countries and explore how these factors have changed since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic. They will assess their own current sources of happiness and hypothesize how these could change over the next 20 years.
Lesson 3
The Polite Pest | SUN10U3L9-S1
Students will learn about the importance of persistence and polite language in the endeavor to meet their own needs at home, at school, and at work. They will examine and practice real-world scenarios in which one party applies polite language to acquire things from another party.
Lesson 4
Dealing with Conflict | SUN10U4L6-S12
Students will learn a process for effectively dealing with conflicts at home, at school, at work, and in public. They will share tips on dealing with conflicts unique to their demographic and perform a roleplay in which they apply the process and tips.
Lesson 5
Balancing Budgets | SUN10U3L8-S12
Students will learn about the importance of balancing a budget and practice applying strategies to help someone save more money. They will examine their own financial goals and develop a personal budget to assist in accomplishing these goals.

Ages 17-18 | Grades 11-12

In this program, students delve deeper into concepts pertinent to a prospective secondary school graduate and master a few skills required to thrive after secondary school. They will learn how to choose a university, seek out mental health services in post-secondary life, apply for jobs, manage working on diverse teams, and manage their money after secondary school.

Lesson 1
How to Choose a University | SUN12U3L2-S1
Students will learn about the different reasons why people choose to attend university and investigate questions that they should ask themselves when choosing a university. They will research different universities that meet their academic, financial, geographic, social, and post-graduation needs.
Lesson 2
First Year: Reaching Out | SUN12U4L2-S1
Students will learn about the unique stressors that affect first year students in post-secondary institutions. They will develop strategies to mitigate the effects of these stressors and explore the mental health services available on campus.
Lesson 3
Applying to Jobs | SUN12U3L1-S12
Students will learn about the process of applying to jobs as they analyze resumes and cover letters. They will practice their own cover letter in response to a real job posting.
Lesson 4
Teamwork Strategies | SUN12U3L5-S12
Students will learn about the advantages and disadvantages of working on a team. They will explore personality types that may create discord in a team setting and develop conflict resolution strategies to minimize harm through real-world exercises.
Lesson 5
Managing Money | SUN12U3L3-S12
Students will learn how to manage their money effectively as they prepare for life after secondary school. They will re-examine their post-graduation financial goals and develop a personal budget to accomplish in accomplishing these goals.


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Chris is from Devon, in the south of England. He has been teaching English as a foreign language for over six years and has taught in China, the UK, Hungary and Spain. He has a background in Music and studied Composition at the RSAMD in Glasgow, Trinity Laban in London and at the University of York. After finishing his master’s at York, he travelled to China to teach and fell in love with it. He has been teaching ever since.

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