Fraternity is at the heart of school, society and nation.Social solidarity is a vital part of a society that has place for the aspirations of all members of society.
Fraternity is at the heart of school, society and nation.Social solidarity is a vital part of a society that has place for the aspirations of all members of society.It provides the baseline in working out the framework of values to be nurtured in students.
Our choice to decide about the key value concerns in schools must also be firmly rooted in the contemporary challenges of society.
Where there is terrorist’s attack every now and then, women and girls are abused, where theft, murder and violence are so frequent, where many are marginalized and ignored by society as a whole, it is important that education for values is clearly set in the global as well as local contexts.
Understanding the importance of fraternity or solidarity and the knowledge that we all belong to a large community, a nation and the globe is also to discover our innate humanity.
It is only we recognize our interdependence then we empower to help build a peaceful nation and a world.
Threats to humanity from climate change, globalization, emergence of technological choices, violence, terrorism, commercialization of education, the increasingly competitive environment and the aspirations of parents place a tremendous burden and add to the stress and anxiety on children. The disorder of the society and the world surfaces in schools in many ways.
Further, there are disadvantages in education arising from inequalities of gender, caste, language, culture, religion, disabilities etc.The Preamble and the Constitution of the United States did not commence its operation until the first Wednesday in March, 1789. To insure that the posterity would never be destroyed through miscegenation, the citizenship was restricted to "free white" only.After this date the Preamble and the Constitution became the supreme law of the land. Consider, if any other race or nation adopted our Preamble and Constitution just as it was originally framed without additional amendments, would not the sovereigns be those who framed it?are nurtured right from the beginning, the efforts will go a long way to enable students abide by the Constitution and contribute to larger health of society and nation at large.In fact, promoting values at the school or societal level begins with the individual and the individual in relation to community, larger society, nation and the world.The citizens need to internalize the principals of equality, justice and liberty to promote fraternity among all, regardless of religious beliefs, regional and local diversity.As the Constitution encompasses the values for living in harmony with self and one’s natural and social environment.As desired earlier, value education does not take place in isolation.It must be set in the context of the world in which we live.An education of rights and duties becomes important to ensure to fight for justice.Liberty of thought and action is a fundamental value embedded in our Constitution.