Proprietress, Renics College, Egbeda, Lagos, Dr. Adenike Adeagbo, has urged dad and mom to endeavour to spend high quality time with their kids, saying their wellbeing and security supersedes each different curiosity.
Talking on the lately held 20th anniversary of the varsity, themed “Being Grateful,” Adeagbo mentioned elevating youths within the up to date society requires common engagement and counselling from each dad and mom and colleges’ administration.
Within the face of web, social media and all its attendant dangers, the educationists mentioned all dad and mom should create time and be at alert to look at, supervise and warning their wards, including that leaving children with out shut monitoring and interplay is precarious.
She mentioned, “There are numerous challenges in elevating up to date youths, using know-how is one, with its benefits and downsides, our youths are carried away. As a day faculty, we don’t enable telephones at school, however then we realise that once they return dwelling, no one displays them and fogeys should not dwelling to watch their children anymore. Once more with the cable tv, they watch the nice, the unhealthy and the ugly at dwelling. In order a college, we’re conscious of those challenges and we commit time to counsel them on the risks.
“However then, I need to counsel dad and mom to take it simple and get their priorities proper. The cash you’re operating round for could not be capable to clear up issues when these kids fall prey to social media predators, amongst different dangers. So, dad and mom ought to create outing of no time for these kids.
When each dad and mom leaves dwelling early and returns at ridiculous hours, it isn’t good for his or her children. If the husband is the one operating round, the spouse ought to interact in job that doesn’t take u all her time. The 2 shouldn’t be operating round, at the least one individual’s work must be versatile.”
She mentioned the imaginative and prescient of the varsity is offering sound schooling in a sound thoughts, in different phrases they don’t solely produce good college students, however those that are additionally morally and spiritually sound. “Our imaginative and prescient stands us out, we don’t solely train teachers we train morals, a lot of the issues we’ve got on this nation is as a result of folks have misplaced ethical values. So our focus is producing balanced people in an setting conducive for mental development.
A pupil of the varsity, Itua Jessica, mentioned one fascinating factor about her faculty is that “they don’t simply train, they enable you discover your expertise, hone it by way of additional curricular actions and nurture it to the most effective of your means.”