Parents, teachers asked to understand psychology of children

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Psychological problems which often go unnoticed affected academic performance of the primary school students by paying them attention.

“May problems affect performance of the students because they couldn’t give attention to the lessons they received from teachers in classrooms. 

The reasons are avoidable provided the parents seek consultation with right psychologists and right time,” Prof Irum Irshad of the Department of Psychology University of Peshawar the other day day.

She was chief guest at the annual prize distribution ceremony held at the University Model School University of Peshawar. Students, who stood, first, second and third from KG to 5th class in 2013-14 session were awarded trophies.

It was prime responsibility of the parents to take care of their children, she said. Sometimes the students happened to be intelligent but cannot score marks in tests because of their inability to express themselves due to problem that were curable, he said.

According to her, the children should be thought in a way that they feel happy and enjoy learning. 

students of early classes had also psychological disorders that were manageable, she said. She said that an early consultation with psychologists regarding child development was required to avoid complications.

Some students afraid and could speak in public, she said. “The students should be punctual, hard working to excel in their professional areas in future and serve this country, she said.

Principal Javida Khalid urged the position-holders students to continue their hard work and make every effort to improve their academic performance in coming examinations. She also urged the parents to keep contact with the teachers and discuss the problems of their children.

The day-longed ceremony was also marked by dress, flower, fancy dress, occupation and modeling shows. The events organized by UMS’ Ms Fatima and Robina Nowsherwan drew appreciation.

Source: The Frontier Post.