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December 13, 2021

Systemic investments in school mental health allow for a creation of an environment focused on well-being and social capital. Explain (200 Words)

Refer - The Hindu

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·        It is now clear that COVID-19 caught us all by surprise. The school education sector in India too struggled during the novel coronavirus pandemic.

·        While online learning for children has had its fair share of challenges, including learning loss, fatigue from online learning to mental stress.

·        There is another group that faced severe adversity a group that has not been adequately considered in the general discourse our teachers.

·        They too struggled with meaningful pedagogies embedded in digital platforms.

·        Focusing on mental health of children will allow them to concentrate more on studies and give physical well being.

·        Children can grasp the subject easily with a lot attention towards school classes. They can be able to do basic maths without struggle.

·        This correspondingly builds social capital and can establish a healthy relationship with teachers and parents.

·        This can act foundation for human capital of the children and can give enormous output to economy in long-term.

·        The drop-out rates across country can easily reduced with quality social capital and well being of childen.

·        This needs to be incorporated with increasing spending towards educational sector as suggested by economic survey 2020-21, the share of GDP towards education needs to be increased.

·        This is in line with National Education policy 2020 which try to establish 100% gross enrollment ration by 2030.



Manish 2 years

Please Review !

IAS Parliament 2 years

Good attempt. Keep Writing.

K. V. A 2 years

Kindly review

IAS Parliament 2 years

Try to include data to support your arguments. Keep Writing.



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