Resources in Tamil

The Promise Foundation partnered with UNICEF (office for Tamil Nadu & Kerala) and Samagra Shiksha, Government of Tamil Nadu to build capacity for the delivery of career guidance services to high school students from economically disadvantaged homes in Tamil Nadu. The Promise Foundation’s Jiva Approach to Career Guidance and Livelihood Planning formed the core of this engagement.

The existing Jiva Kit was reviewed and adapted for Tamilnadu.  We have developed a complete Jiva Kit in Tamil, along with comprehensive counsellor training material.  Please click for reports pertaining to the project.

Career Guidance at the Secondary Education Stage in Tamil Nadu:  Teacher Training Programme

Development of Teacher Training Material for Tamilnadu

A self-learning course on career guidance was developed for teachers.  The course is divided into two parts:

  • Conceptual Foundations covering some of the basic theoretical concepts of career guidance 
  • Core Skills providing student activities and worksheets for career guidance. 

The material comprises detailed notes and comprehensive videos that demonstrate how to use the Tamil Jiva Kit in the classroom. 

Please click here to see an overview of the course. 

Self-Learning Course: Themes and Topics


அலகு 1: Introduction: Career Guidance  for Tamil Nadu

அறிமுகம்: தமிழ்நாட்டிற்கான வாழ்வாதாரப்பணி வழிகாட்டுதல்

அலகு 2: What is “Career”? What is Career Education?  வாழ்வாதாரப்பணி என்பது என்ன?  வாழ்வாதாரப்பணிக்கல்வி என்பது என்ன?

அலகு 3:  Self-Understanding


அலகு 4: Understanding the World of Work 

பணி உலகினைப் புரிந்துகொள்ளுதல்

அலகு 5: Career Alternatives 

மாற்று வாழ்வாதாரப்பணிகள்

அலகு 6: Career Preparation  வாழ்வாதாரப்பணி முன்தயாரிப்பு

அலகு 7: Understanding  Adolescent   Development

வளரிளம்பருவ வளர்ச்சியைப் புரிந்துகொள்ளுதல்

Self-Learning Course: Themes and Topics


முக்கிய திறன்கள்: ஊக்குவிப்பாளருக்கான குறிப்புகள்


All the self -learning material is supported by videos.  Expert Jiva counsellors demonstrate the use of the worksheets in the videos.  A total of 20 videos have been made. 

Click here for a link to the Introductory Video.