Topic– Role of family, society and educational institutions in inculcating values.
8) What is the role played by various institutions and individuals in imparting moral values to the children. Discuss.(250 words)
Discuss- this is an all-encompassing directive which mandates us to write in detail about the key demand of the question. we also have to discuss about the related and important aspects of the question in order to bring out a complete picture of the issue in hand.
Key demand of the question.
The question wants us to write in detail about the role played by various important institutions and individuals associated with the life of a child in imparting moral values to him/ her.
Structure of the answer
Introduction– write a few introductory lines about the importance of moral values in our life.
Discuss in paragraphs, the role played by various institutions (school, religion) and individuals ( family, teachers) etc in imparting moral values to the children. E.g
- Schools are strategically placed to make children and youth with learning experiences which relate, as far as possible, to the challenges of their everyday lives and by so doing play their appropriate role as exemplars of values and moral action. The role of school is also to provide an environment, which challenges the moral reasoning of children, and force them to see contradictions in their reasoning;The school has been identified as a vehicle of direct instruction. it is a social institution in which is embedded a rich of norms, customs and ways of thinking of which the teacher is a conveyer.
- School teachers help children to understand character traits and values, they also model desirable character traits in the students both within the school setting and in the larger society.
- Parents are vital in the moral development of the child because they are the first moral teachers and role models that young people have.This they do by providing the necessary affective relationship and extensive interactions that facilitates moral development. Parents‘ responses to children‘s transgressions and moral dispute and their explanations of the reasons for rules and expectations may facilitate children‘s moral development.
- Religion is a major force in the lives of most people. Religion is above all, a meaning system, it naturally speaks to its adherents about right and wrong, good and bad. While the theological doctrines of religions differ substantially, there is a great deal of overlap in moral theologies, particularly in their everyday applications.
Conclusion– based on your discussion, form a fair and a balanced conclusion on the given issue.