What Is Education

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What Is Education

  1. 1. What is education? ~ www.edusparx.com
  2. 2. Etymological Meaning Derived from Latin words <ul><li>Educare – to bring up or to nourish </li></ul><ul><li>Educere – to lead out or to draw out </li></ul><ul><li>Educatum – the act of training or teaching </li></ul><ul><li>Educo </li></ul>
  3. 3. Words in other Languages <ul><li>Shiksha from the Sanskrit root “shas” to discipline, to control, to instruct </li></ul><ul><li>Vidya from the Sanskrit verbal root “vid” to know </li></ul><ul><li>Gyan - knowledge </li></ul><ul><li>Taleem - education </li></ul>
  4. 4. Synonyms of Education <ul><li>Pedagogy from Gk. “to lead a boy” </li></ul><ul><li>Learning </li></ul><ul><li>Knowledge </li></ul><ul><li>Teaching </li></ul><ul><li>Training </li></ul>
  5. 5. Visual Images
  6. 6. Indian Concept <ul><li>Rig Veda “Education is something which makes a man self-reliant and selfless” </li></ul><ul><li>Upanishads “Education is that whose end-product is salvation” </li></ul><ul><li>Shankaracharya “ Education is the realization of the self” </li></ul><ul><li>Kautilya “Education means training for the country and love for the nation” </li></ul>
  7. 7. Indian Thinkers <ul><li>Gandhi </li></ul><ul><li>Vivekananda </li></ul><ul><li>Tagore </li></ul><ul><li>Ghosh </li></ul><ul><li>Ambedkar </li></ul>
  8. 8. Commissions <ul><li>Mudaliar Commission </li></ul><ul><li>Kothari Commission </li></ul>
  9. 9. Western Concept <ul><li>Plato “ Education is the capacity to feel pleasure and pain at the right moment” </li></ul><ul><li>Aristotle “Education is the creation of a sound mind in a sound body” </li></ul><ul><li>Pestalozzi “Education is natural , harmonious and progressive development of man’s innate powers” </li></ul>
  10. 10. Western Thinkers <ul><li>Dewey “Education is the process of living through a continuous reconstruction of experiences” </li></ul>
  11. 11. Redden’s Definition <ul><li>“ Education is the deliberate and systematic influence, exerted by the mature person upon the immature though instruction, discipline and harmonious development of physical, intellectual, aesthetic, social and spiritual powers of the human being, according to individual and social needs and directed towards the union of the educant with his creator at the final end” </li></ul>
  12. 12. Narrow and Broad Meaning of Education
  13. 13. Modern Concept of Education
  14. 14. Bipolar to Tripolar Process

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