Effective communication is yet another challenge which students should adapt with an amalgamation of civility and efficaciousness in this intricate world
I would like to quote the words of Heraclitus a Greek philosopher of the 6th century. He says, “There is nothing permanent except change”.
Evolution, Revolution, Transformation… is how the present modern world evolved. Changes ensue and it is inevitable. But the challenge is how to change for better. In today’s society, the pace of change is immensely faster and it will only continue to accelerate. But in order to change for better, we need to become aware of and create a system which would help us in our growth.
Education is one of the systems that can help the students face challenges and overcome the hurdles that may come their way. We need to foster the skills in students to face competition in the present scenario. It is a real challenge for parents and schools to engage students meaningfully as they are often distracted by the social media and digital technology which is also a progeny of change. The role of teachers and parents to this revolutionary change is to motivate the students to capitalize their time and energy creatively and smartly rather than squandering their time with electronic gadgets. The mandate of teachers and parents need to be as facilitators or motivators rather than that of an authoritarian or a disciplinarian.
Effective communication is yet another challenge which students should adapt with an amalgamation of civility and efficaciousness in this intricate world. This change is the need of the hour, as one-toone interactions are diminishing which has inwardly affected social ethics too. In spite of a decree of ‘freedom of expression’, it is not always received with acquiescence by the elders and children refrain from expressing themselves. Students need to be encouraged to express freely without being judged.
Communication plays a vital role and a change of approach and outlook is required from the teachers, parents and students.
Let us take an oath to prepare our students to face the challenges in their lives.