Some people think that children should be taught to be competitive in school others, however, say that cooperation and team working skills are more important. Discuss both the sides and give your opinion.

While some people believe that competitiveness should be instilled in the minds of the children in
school
, others
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team work
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and cooperation. In my opinion, the latter notion of imbibing
team
spirit is more essential. Whether or not a child at
school
succeeds in the field of academics, sports or co-curricular activities, there is
this
strong sense of rivalry and competition which is inculcated right from the beginning of
school
life. While some argue that
this
is healthy and makes a student more confident, there are proponents who find
this
harmful . The
school
performance is gauged and compared, putting constant pressure in their young minds.
For instance
, a child who does fairly well in his music test, conducted at a private class, performs poorly at
school
while competing with his peers.
In contrast
, there are plenty of group and
team
activities arranged in schools which provide avenues to learn together and share ideas that are more impactful. Not only do the children learn group dynamics and work towards some common goals,
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they
also
create a niche for themselves. The
school
music bands,
where in
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the members work in unison and have a winning ethos is to reckon with, siting as one of the best examples. The cleanliness drive initiatives taken up and sponsored by some of the schools , find a large number of students as volunteers who contribute in cleaning up of areas and public spaces
such
as beaches and in doing so learn civic manners and cooperation. To conclude,
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more important
that
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the
school
children are encouraged to develop a sound
team
spirit and ethics than putting them through a series of competitions.
Submitted by Serhio Baraniuk on

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