Need and Importance of Moral Education in Schools

“Need and Importance of Moral Education in Schools”

It is a big questions for the schools that how to manipulate moral values among the students. How and when moral values should be teaching the students? It is going to be a big question for the schools when schools have been facing different types of behavioral problems among the students. Sometimes we can say that it is the influence of modern time or it may be an effect of improper care by parents or it may be an effect of change in the society and changing family environment.

Need of Moral Education:

However it is a big problem of many schools that students are morally not perfect and they behave irresponsible. It became a big problem for schools to deal such students. The lack in moral values and the unhealthy attitudes of students is a main reason of many problems in several schools. It is a very good reason about teaching moral education. They have been realizing the importance of moral education in school. Now many schools need to improvement in student’s moral education.

Advantages of Moral Education:

What the advantages of good moral values in education are? Why moral education should be taught in the schools? Why school teachers should have to teach moral lessons to the students? Actually man is a social animal and he have to live and react within the society. He has to learn different social habits like helping the people, gentleness, respect the elders and teachers and so many. These good habits make his a good social creature and he is known as a good person for others. When a student attains these qualities he becomes a responsible and a good students and he is able to behave gently within the society. When he learn these qualities within the school time, his homework and preparation become good.

Many schools have been searching the reasons of depreciation in moral values and they have been working for developing good moral values among the students. However moral values are integrated part of the education and it is great emphasized in almost all countries. Generally Moral Education is not a specific subject for schools but it is taught under different subjects like languages, literature, supplementary reading books etc. Moral Education is taught as a separate subject like Moral Science in a few schools.

Schools have been doing several efforts to manipulate the moral values among the students. The syllabus is designed such type to combine many moral values by stories, poems and by many lessons. Sometimes textbooks include many inspirational lessons about the great persons so that students may learn by their life.

It is true that textbooks and syllabus fulfill the needs of moral values but when a teacher wants to teach moral values he needs some other things also. Sometimes he uses moral sayings, moral stories, and different type’s cultural activities to enhance the level of moral education. Cultural activities are very useful to manipulate and to teach the moral education lesson.

How a teacher can use cultural activities to teach the moral values? Actually in many countries there are many festivals, days and occasions for any special idea or special event. When schools organize these festivals they have great and innovative opportunities to impart various lessons. Children assembly (In Hindi BAL SABHA) is a great example for this. It is a very famous and well known cultural activity for schools where each student finds an opportunity to express himself.

In several school level festivals there is a freedom for teachers to choose desired planning for any activity. Teaching moral education is not a particular topic but it can be teach under various programs and activities. Teachers can use different plays and such activities to demonstrate various moral education lessons. Cultural activities can play a great role in this. Beside cultural activities there are many interesting activities for providing moral education lesson like daily prayer where teachers can arrange a daily activity as “The quote of the day”; where students say nice thoughts.

In this article about “The Need and Importance of Moral Education in Schools”, these are my own ideas. What do you think on this?

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November 16, 2013 at 2:21 PM ×

Moral education is definitely an integral part of the learning process. It is one of the current education issues today because as most people say, children nowadays do not have a good moral education.

February 20, 2014 at 8:45 PM ×

Moral education is really very important this tells the kids who to be a good human


Sanskar Raj
May 13, 2014 at 1:52 PM ×

it is an education that tell about over all development regarding physical mental and sociological well deing

Anil Sahu
May 13, 2014 at 5:55 PM ×

Mr. Sanskar Raj, you are welcome. I hope you will keep reading this blog.

November 10, 2014 at 4:03 PM ×

Moral education must be a focus in school as well. According to essay service reviews about Morals or even morality, commonly communicating, indicates loyalty connected with character, fairness inside perspective and absence of evils such as jealousy, hatred and greed by measures.

Karen Baker
August 17, 2015 at 10:36 AM ×

The students need to be told the ultimate consequences of acquiring wealth through illegal means when they grow up and take up some job. For this, moral education needs to be taken up as a subject.
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October 13, 2016 at 9:35 PM ×

thanks for awareing moral education


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