2017年02月17日

Life Lessons For First Years

Students in High School are still children but are on the cusp of adulthood as they proceed through their years in secondary education. With that in mind, it is important to teach students more that the minimum requirements to pass exams in traditional subject matters such as English or Maths, for example;  it is also important to introduce them to the concept of personal and collective responsibility across a variety of areas.

In order to help the students move toward becoming well-rounded members of society, the students today were given short courses in various areas by guest lecturers who came to the school, made presentations, and answered questions when such were asked by the students.

Life planning was the theme of the first lecture, in which the students learned of the importance of responsibility when approaching the age of reproductive activity - the do's and do nots, the benefits of consideration towards both oneself and to others, so as to avoid problems of all kinds later in life.

Lecure on Responsible Living


All Students Paid Good Attention to The Material At Hand

Being young, and with the content being such as it was, there were times when there was nervous laughter and embarrasment. However, it was clear at the end that the students all learned something from the lecture. At the end, they were all given booklets to bring home and questionaires to complete. As the photos show, the general concensus was a "thumbs up" for the lecture and its content.

A thumbs up from a student.

Education Materials To Leaf Through.

Don't Forget To Read The Material!

In the afternoon sessions, the content was again about safety and responsibility. The first lecture concerned public safety and transport safety, whilst the second lent weight to the scourge of recreational drugs to the user/victim and society as a whole. These afternoon lectures were delivered with all seriousness and met with equal seriousness by the students in attendance. In the question and answer sessions which followed it was nice to note that a great many students - more than expected - had questions to ask.

On a side note, J-Way filmed the lectures and also interviewed students afterwards. If the opportunity and chance arises, please look for their interviews.

All in all, a long day in the gym for the students but one which will benefit them as the progress towards their adulthood.

Lecture on Safety in Society and Your Contribution

Drugs Escalate in Use.

Asking a Question.

Being Asked A Question


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