Month: August 2018

Safety in School Hostels

The safety of our children in schools has assumed an importance across the length and breadth of the country which it did not enjoy before. Here, we cannot overlook the vast number of schools which provide hostel facilities to outstation students. "Hostel of Educational Institutions for children" means wherever children below 18 years are in accommodation for the purpose of imparting education. With the mushrooming of schools, colleges and coaching centres, the government felt the need to bring about uniformity in the regulation of these residential schools so that the safety and standards are...
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Safety of Children in Schools

The recent spate of crimes which have been targeting the very young in schools is alarming and every citizen needs to wake up to this plague that is slowly eroding the fabric of our society. The urgent need to address this issue has prompted education departments across the country to put various measures in place to ensure the safety of our children. Most of the crimes reported are by teenagers and pedophiles. When parents drop off their children in schools, what do they think? That their little one is safe from injury, bullying, acts of sexual nature and psychological harassment. But what...
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Waldorf Method of Education

Aims and Goals of Waldorf education is "to produce individuals who themselves can impart meaning to their lives". The aim of Waldorf schooling is to educate the whole child, "head, heart and hands". Q. What is Waldorf education? Waldorf education is a unique and distinctive approach to educate children. In the Waldorf method emphasis is on skill improvement and education for life than on education for academic excellence or education as a means for earning a livelihood. Q. What is unique about Waldorf education? How is it different from other alternatives (public schooling, Montessori, Mo...
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