The most important thing to support personal development is providing the right environment to nurture development. Even before a baby leaves the womb their development is impacted by the environmen it is carried in, as their mothers well-being has a direct impact on their health. After the child is born their world has a greater meaning, as the child adapts emotionally and physically to their surroundings.
If a child’s environment does not fulfill their needs, it can have a long term impact on life outcomes. Issues such as attachment and poor communication skills can cause anxiety and low self esteem in children, feet mhm ffect their ability to form and maintain positive relationships.
When a child starts school, some students struggle to communicate there difficulties, which can manifest into unwanted behaviour the classroom. As so often the behaviour is the risk, therefore the priority for the school to manage. So the success of the student is dependent on the school understanding how to motivate a child and how well the parent can effectively communicate the needs of the child. If the needs are understood and can be met, it will allow a student to flourish, however if they can’t be met, it generally results in isolation from peers in or out of school.
Once behaviour becomes the focus, learning becomes the problem. Students who lack focus or struggle to communicate can develop disruptive behaviours as a coping mechanism to manage unwanted classroom expectation or attention.
Children who build resilience in a learning environment, develop positive learning experiences with peers, So even after setbacks or trauma, they can recover and regain confidence in their ability to achieve, especially in a social environments.
Low self esteem regardless of ability can create unmotivated learners and if they miss prolonged periods of education, it can become increasingly difficult to maintain a similar academic or social level of peers. Resulting in a lack of confidence in their ability to learn or interact appropriately, reinforcing the school environment, especially learning activities as negative experience
A new sense of identity and freedom comes with adolescence, more independence means distractions and challenges from outside the home, most notably from peers and within the community. At this stage of development it’s important children do not feel overwhelmed by their responsibilities and expectations, but have an understanding of how to manage their emotions and risk in new environments.
Teenagers are more likely to respond to peer pressure than parental guidance, Therefore having a good understanding of your emotions, will help people understand there own boundaries and more likely to control their environment.