Education is a huge complex vicious cycle that revolves around parents, children, teachers and institutions. It aims to address student issues by working with an ecological, systems approach with parents, the school, and the community. Social workers work as mental health experts, leaders of social and emotional development within the school community, family-school liaisons, and program development experts. The crisis intervention, group treatment, child neglect and abuse identification and reporting, integrating services to culturally and economically diverse populations, and working on education policy issues is to be addressed.
After analyzing the New Educational Policy, the most important key found in it is preparing a child for life rather than marks or an exams which accounts on their Skills and Capabilities. Critical and Creative thinking, Communication and Design Oriented Approaches to be built in them right from primary level of education. Here Counseling of students plays a major role at all primary, secondary and higher levels of education. Objectives of New Education Policy and its goal of Expansion Of Education in India depends upon the proper implementation of the plan. All these includes building most multi disciplinary institutes by 2040. By 2030, every district to have atleast one multidisciplinary institute and gross enrollment ratio to be risen upto 50% by 2035.
The National Education Policy 2020 covers parameters like 5+3+3+4 curricular structure, multiple entry and exist points at University levels, vocational education, revamping board examinations, digitalization of education, Lok Vidya and single regulation under Higher Education Commission of India fostering the expansion of education in India. It must add up to the values of School social workers who would work to promote student learning and well-being, address academic and non-academic barriers to learning, develop comprehensive and cohesive academic and social supports, understand and apply diverse frameworks for evidence-based practice and program development for the educational process to work the fullest extent.
The purpose is to determine which needs can be met through social work service which can serve as a tool in Community Empowerment.