In a resounding demonstration of its commitment to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goal 4 (SDG 4) – Quality Education, SEGi University recently took proactive steps to foster mental well-being within the educational landscape. Ms. Pavithra Muniandy, alongside 12 Bachelor of Psychology students, orchestrated a transformative Mental Health Workshop at SRI KDU International School Klang during Mental Health Week.
Understanding SDG 4: Quality Education
SDG 4 is a global call to action, emphasising the importance of inclusive and equitable quality education for all. It seeks to ensure that by 2030, all learners acquire the knowledge and skills needed to promote sustainable development, including focusing on mental well-being.
For SEGi University, SDG 4 is not just a goal but a guiding principle. The institution recognises that quality education goes beyond textbooks and classrooms, encompassing mental well-being as integral to a holistic learning experience.
Mental Health Workshop: Nurturing Minds, Transforming Lives
The Mental Health Workshop Ms. Pavithra Muniandy and SEGi’s psychology students organised exemplifies the university’s dedication to SDG 4. In collaboration with SRI KDU International School Klang, the two-hour event delved into the central theme of mental well-being and cultivating a positive attitude among students.
The workshop was designed to be engaging and interactive, allowing participants to explore various facets of mental health. Through insightful discussions and hands-on activities, attendees gained valuable tools for promoting mental well-being in their daily lives. The event reinforced the significance of mental health in today’s fast-paced world and sparked conversations on integrating mental health awareness in education.
Equitable Access to Quality Education: SEGi’s Ongoing Mission
SEGi University’s involvement in initiatives like the Mental Health Workshop is a testament to its ongoing mission of promoting equitable access to quality education. By addressing mental well-being, SEGi recognises its critical role in the overall learning experience and academic success.
The workshop raised awareness about the importance of mental health in education and aligned seamlessly with SDG 4’s objective of fostering inclusive and lifelong learning opportunities. SEGi is fostering an environment where students not only excel academically but also thrive emotionally and socially.
SEGi University’s active involvement in mental health advocacy exemplifies its commitment to providing a quality education that extends beyond traditional boundaries. By recognising and addressing the mental well-being of students, SEGi is contributing to the realisation of SDG 4 and ensuring that education remains a transformative force for a better and more inclusive world. The Mental Health Workshop is a beacon of SEGi’s dedication to nurturing minds and building futures.