MORAL JUDGMENT OF B.ED STUDENT TEACHERS IN RELATION TO THEIR SOCIAL MATURITY
Author(s)Sharath Kumar C R
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AbstractEducation makes a man complete and socialized. The aim of education is to make a man physically, mentally, morally and totally mature, practical, job-oriented, independent, open-minded, helpful and perfect in every field. It is through schools, that the aim of education can be achieved. In schools, the teacher plays an important role in molding the character of the child. Teachers are the building blocks of an educational edifice. They play a vital role in educating and teaching future generations. They are perceived as the architects of the second creation. Therefore training institutions have played a vital role in ensuring adequate development of knowledge, skills, and attitudes necessary for teaching. Education plays an elementary role in the society and we cannot even imagine a life without it. It is a determined element for the civilization of human society. It helps to develop healthy surroundings and it also generates advance community. The modern aim of the education is the wholesome balanced development of the personality. It means moral, social, spiritual, Intellectual, emotional and physical development. All these aspect are equally important for personality development. Personality does not exist in vacuum but to large extent depends upon social environment. Education develops the individual like a flower. This distributes its fragrance all over. Education provides mature person to the society. At the present age of competitive world every human being meets a lot of problem in his daily life. The root of most of human psychological problem is more in socially than psychologically. It is in social situation, a lack of moral judgment as well as Social maturity. Everyone needs knowledge about moral judgment and social maturity for leading a very healthy life in this world. The present study takes a position that moral judgment and social maturity is very important to the B.Ed student teachers and also for all students who live and grow in the complex social environment.