Should India also make Psychological health education a compulsory subject like China?Add Answer
China has a broad research framework, far better than that of India.
Indian pioneers (indeed, that incorporates the so-broadly revered Nehru) actually considered India second rate compared to the West. Clearly they wouldn't state it on our appearances, yet their activities, especially when it came to training, uproariously shouted of a feeling of inadequacy. That is the reason the instruction framework isn't intended to be imaginative by any means. You can credit him for beginning IITs, yet that is just about it.
There just can't be two opinions about it. Indian education system has been asleep since quite a long time when it comes to actually addressing the needs of students. Increasing strictness and pressure has already pushed a lot of them towards the gateway of depression. Movies like Three Idiots delineate this scenario quite clearly.
Despite all the artistic and realistic criticism, however, enough steps have not been taken to incorporate the concern of psychological health into the curriculum. We live in a country where imparting knowledge about Menstruation and Sex is taken as a taboo. These so called hush-hush matters would take a long time to achieve their rightful importance, and we all know that. I just hope this doesn't happen with the education of psychological health as well.
China's example is really worth looking up to. No country can develop satisfactorily unless it ensures the awareness about both physical and mental health of the youth. China fortunately, understood it at a right time. India, unfortunately, needs more time to realize that.
In China, the Ministry of Education has recently asked universities to introduce a course in psychological health which will be mandatory for every fresher to take. According to the guidelines, the course will be allocated two credits and 32 to 36 hours of time.