India is a country of diverse cultural ethos and educating children on sex is a topic which does not go down well with most parents and teachers. However, in the growing digital age, we have to realise that our children are exposed to inappropriate content from as early as 8 years. So, an effective and functional syllabus is the need of the hour.
With the government becoming more progressive thinking, many states have begun to take baby steps into this arena. Devoting one class a week, a mature and effective teacher and lastly a devoted counsellor can, together, work wonders.
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...
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...
Around the time that your child starts secondary school, you might need to adjust your approach to discipline. Effective discipline for teenagers focuses on setting agreed limits and helping teenagers work within them.
Teenage discipline: the basics
Discipline isn’t about punishment. It’s about teaching children appropriate ways to behave. For teenagers, discipline is about agreeing on and setting appropriate limits and helping them behave within those limits.
When your child was younger, you probably used a range of discipline strategies to teach him the basics of good behavior. Now your...
Starting a New School in India is a challenging task to execute in a successful way which Educare India Advisory explains the success mantra for Middle Schools. The write up below gives in a nutshell, the most important qualities that can make the middle school emerge out amongst the other schools.
What is the “magic” of a successful middle school?
“I understand that kids in this age group are going through a host of physical, developmental, and emotional transitions,” Elizabeth Mulvihill writes. “They also face many social challenges in this world of social media, reality TV, and cyberbul...
The aim of education is to bring desirable changes in the behaviours of the learner. It helps in the all round development of a child’s personality and inclusion of healthy attitudes and good values. Since education changes according to the changing needs of the society, the aims of education also varies from time to time in the same society. The aims and objectives are not uniform for all stages of education. There are differences in aims and objectives of primary, secondary and higher education due to variance of age and maturity experiences, physical, mental and emotional growth of the chil...