Here is a virtual workshop to mould responsible adolescents

The interactive sessions of READ will be delivered via Zoom by qualified subject matter experts from across the globe. Representative image: Aman Ahmed Khan / Shutterstock

Responsible Adolescence (READ) 2020 is a first-of-its-kind programme in Kerala aimed at helping the adolescent generation to mature into self-aware, socially responsible and well-rounded individuals.

The programme will commence from 25 September and will be delivered through a series of interactive online classrooms and seminars which will impart skills and knowledge that are not ordinarily available to adolescents from their curriculum.

READ is promoted by MKMS Education with the support of the Indian Medical Association, Lions Club, Kerala High Court Advocates' Association, Thrissur Govt Medical College, GranEd Education Trust and Prajyoti Niketan College.

The inaugural edition of READ offers 30 modules of 60-90 minutes each. The modules cover various physiological and psychological challenges faced by adolescents, and other topics including Internet Safety, Financial Literacy, Indian Constitution, Human Rights, Food Safety and Environment.

READ 2020 is scheduled to run from Sept 2020 through Jan 2021 at 1-2 sessions per week. The interactive sessions will be delivered via Zoom by qualified subject matter experts from across the globe.

According to Rajesh C Muttath, Programme Director, READ 2020 offers 300 seats to adolescents aged between 13 and 18, and the entire Programme is offered free of charge to all participants. The mediums of instruction are English and Malayalam. The deadline for application is 12 September.

For more information, visit the website at / READ 2020 or WhatsApp +91 98479 10002.