this system, we use the terms 'failures' and 'distinctions' as a yardstick in schools to measure the standards of each student.
recently there has
been a war of words regarding the need to address the academically weaker students as failures.
Failure if defined to mean
the state of not meeting the desired outcome or objective.
that by dividing the students according to their strength in academics, more focus can be ascribed to certain weak individuals,
this can promote
accelerated growth for both groups.
However, is this
As such, weak students may develop low self esteem and worse,a
lack of confidence in achieving their goal.
As they become used to being discouraged, they perceive success as no longer achievable and thus lose
the motivation to study.
Would not this outcome be the exact opposite of the purpose?---I agree with you 100 % !!
Our education system, with full accolades,
to shift away from the notion of simply passing and failing.
A bleak picture is being
weaker students being passed over, and eventually being denied
priority in education.
Therefore more attention and resources should be directed towards
the weaker students.
You made some very good points! Good luck in school!!