Waving goodbye to the apple of your eye as he/she walks into school is an emotional moment for not only children but most parents too. “I hope she eats well; I hope she doesn’t cry in class; I hope his teacher checks on his cold; I hope he doesn’t fight with the other children…” and many more. Such statements echo in the minds of most pre-schooler’s parents every single morning.
How do you know your child is ACTUALLY SAFE?
To a parent, there is no limit to the measures that can be taken when it comes to taking care of their young one. Pre-schooling too, thus is marked by a whole lot of apprehensions and questions.
Amongst the many safety concerns on a parent’s checklist, CCTV access tops the list. While choosing a preschool, parents today feel reassured when given the access to watch their child at any point of time. It provides the parent a sense of surety towards the well-being of their little one in the school’s premises.
At work or at home, login and watch what your munchkin is up-to that very moment. Rightly said, “Your child is just a click away”.
However comforting this may be, do you think watching over at all times is really a necessity? Also, why is it that not all schools choose to give parents access to their CCTV footage?
ARE THEY HIDING SOMETHING??
Not necessarily. While few schools choose not to provide access to parents as it involves privacy issues and expect parents to trust in their system. Some welcome them to do so, with a belief it builds transparency.
CCTV access mustn’t be used as a monitoring tool on the child. It should rather be used to understand the behavioural and social interactions of the child. The reason you choose a playschool is to allow your child to bloom and blossom in an environment that best caters to all his/her needs. Choose an environment that you can trust and maintain a healthy distance.
Watch them socialise, learn and grow. Handling few pushes and pulls on their own will build their strength & confidence for a tougher tomorrow. Choose wisely and trust the activities and functioning of the school you choose. WATCH TO SEE THEM GROW. NOT TO INVESTIGATE.