Call for Abstracts

Indian Association of Life Skills Education (IALSE), Shri J N P G College Lucknow and Circle for Child and Youth Research Cooperation in India (CCYRCI) are happy to announce the International Conference on “Life Skills and Well-being of Children and Youth in the Digital World” to held during 9 th -11th February, 2018 in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh.

We are inviting abstracts of paper for both oral and poster presentations for thematic sessions, abstract for panel discussions and symposia submissions on the following sub-themes:

Sub Themes of Thematic Sessions:

1- Major Challenges of Life Skills Education in Digital World

2- Digitalization and well-being of children and youth

3- Life Skills for Happiness and Well-being of Special Children and Youth, Women and marginalized groups

4- Life Skills and University Level Education

5- Life Skills for Happiness and well-being of elderly and specially abled people

6- Government’s Programs and Policies of life skills education

7- Life Skills and mental health

8- Life skills for leisure and recreation

9- Life Skills for peace and well-being

10- Psychological, Social, Spiritual and Material well-being and life skills

Plenary Sessions:

  1. Life skills, happiness and well-being of young people
  2. Life Skills, happiness and well-being of professional & entrepreneur
  3. Happiness and Well-being of women and patterns of life skills in various culture
  4. Digitalization, Life Skills and Well-being

Important dates for Abstract Submission:

  • Call for Abstracts starts from 25 September, 2017
  • Call for Abstracts ends on 20 November, 2017
  • Notification of formal acceptance of abstracts by 30 November, 2017
  • Submission of Full paper by December 31, 2017
  • Registration starts from October 1, 2017

Instructions for Abstract Submissions

  • Abstracts of 300 words and final paper must be submitted only online at
  • Only English and Hindi language abstracts will be accepted.
  • All abstracts (whether English or Hindi) will have to be uploaded in both MS Word and the PDF format and should not exceed 300 words otherwise will not be considered.
  • Abstracts should be submitted only online and an e-mail can be addressed directly to Director/ Organizing Secretary of the Conference at official e-mail for information.
  • Last date for uploading abstracts will be November 20, 2017.
  • Abstracts will be selected on the following criteria:

a) Connection of the title to the theme of the conference

b) Conceptual clarity of the abstract

c) Methodological application in the abstract

d) Psycho-Sociological and educational relevance of the title of the abstract

Guidelines for Submission of Full Papers

  • Follow the mentioned order when typing the manuscript: Title, Authors, Affiliation, Abstract, Keywords, Main Text, Acknowledgements, Appendix and References.
  • Abstract should be of 300 words and full paper should not exceed 3000 words
  • The manuscript must be typed, 1.5 spaced (single spaced for indented material, notes and reference). Font size of all headings including title should be in 14, Times New Roman and text should be in 12, Times New Roman. Margins must be of 1 inch in all sides. APA format is recommended for reference.

Please Note:

Papers will only be accepted for review on the condition that the manuscript

  • has not been copyrighted,
  • has not been published,
  • has not been presented or accepted for presentation at professional meetings, and
  • is not currently under review for presentation at other professional meetings.

A declaration to this effect must accompany the final paper in the format given. Authors must intend to register for, and attend the conference to present the paper if it is accepted. Paper submitters are requested to submit their complete papers by the appropriate deadline and to conform to the format and length requirements. On the basis of peer review, selected papers will be published in the International Journal of Life Skills Education, published by the IALSE. List of accepted abstracts and presentation schedule will be uploaded on the official website of the Conference on 30th November, 2017 and 20th January 2018 respectively .

Authors of accepted abstracts will be given 15 minutes to present their paper. Some abstracts may be accepted as poster presentations and in this case presentation time will be 5 minutes. Inquiries regarding abstract submission and acceptance can be made to the Office Secretary of the Conference.