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Beyond academic realm

By EMN Updated: May 07, 2024 11:34 pm
P. Benchumlo Odyuo

Education is more than just accomplishing a degree or achieving something in life. It is a transformative journey that improves our lives and shapes our destinies. In an ever-changing and increasingly challenging world, education requires a holistic understanding that equips learners with not only academic knowledge but also critical thinking skills, adaptability, and resilience. Students must develop a mindset of continuous growth and exploration, constantly seeking new knowledge and adapting to new circumstances. Whether you are a school child or a college student, embrace the opportunities that education offers.

Today, we are confronted with infinite global setbacks, from technological disruptions to environmental crises to socio-political upheavals. The landscape of education must evolve to interdependent students who combine their own efforts with the efforts of others to bring about change and achieve great success.

To facilitate your growth, you have to be eager to learn new things. Education is often described as the key to unlocking countless doors of opportunity and for good reason. Memorising facts and figures should not only be the ulterior motive of education for school children. It goes on and beyond the classroom learning.

Education should empower you to work smart, dream big, pursue your passion, and make your dream into a reality. And the habits that we contract at a young age shape our relationships and our approach to our work, which absolutely will have a great impact on the quality and direction of our lives. Cultivating positive habits early on can lead to greater success, fulfillment, and well-being in the long run.

Be kind to your mind because our thoughts become our character. Therefore, our thinking is the first step in beginning to understand and, if necessary, ‘CHANGE’, to better practical approaches and actions to challenge new avenues and platforms. Be willing to ‘ANY CHANGE’ in life. Learn to change our minds as a consequence it will change the individual, the society and the world at large.

Stay positive and have a constructive mindset, so that we can better understand ourselves, adapt to obstacles, and pursue new opportunities with clarity and purpose. It is all about embracing growth and continuously striving to improve ourselves and our approach to life. Understand what is real, so you can act on it.

P. Benchumlo Odyuo,

PGT (English),

G. Rio School, Kohima.

By EMN Updated: May 07, 2024 11:34:36 pm
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