Name of the book: An Introduction to Pastoral Care (Parenting in Boarding Schools in India)
Author: Dr Amit Jugran, Headmaster, The Assam Valley School
We are happy to share that the book ‘An Introduction to Pastoral Care’ written by the Headmaster, Dr Amit Jugran has been published and is now available on all leading online and physical platforms for sale.
Boarding Schools have survived many generations in India and continue to thrive. A Boarding School experience provides students and teachers with an unforgettable experience while fostering independence, building resilience and nurturing lifelong friendships.
This is a book that delves into the same workings of a Boarding School and gives the reader a peek into what really goes into the functioning of one. From exploring various themes of pastoral care to delving deep into a child’s life in such a setup, the book attempts to unravel different avenues like dealing with conflicts, gender in education, dynamics between various age groups, mental health, the role of caregivers and more. Through insightful anecdotes, firsthand accounts and experiences, it attempts to shed light on the various transformative experiences that a Boarding School experience may bring about in a child’s life.