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The Aims of Education

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Introduction

The Aims of Education Education is one of the key words of our time. To learn means to acquire new knowledge that implies knowing something that was not known before. A person without education is an unfortunate victim of adverse circumstances, deprived of one of the greatest opportunities nowadays. Convinced of the importance of education, modern states invest in institutions of learning and teaching materials. There is a sense in which all life is learning. Life itself is a process of education, and its lessons may be well or badly learned. ...read more.

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Parents have to provide almost everything for their children. One may learn a lot from natural setting, which is called the non-environment via communicating with other people verbally. Other sources for education can be television, radio, the internet and other media. So, it is the parents' responsibility to control what their children watch and listen to. Our educational system should aim at producing good/ideal citizens. It ought to enable us to attain excellence in science and technology. ...read more.

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In relation to society, the aim of education is to create: a) a sane learned society in which production is based on a powerful economy utilizing all available manpower. Therefore, no section of the society remains unemployed; b) a society where the conditions of work and general environment will after psychic satisfaction and effective motivations to its members; c) a society which enhances joy of life and eliminates all forms of exploitation. Therefore, the broad objective of education should aim at looking beyond the existing society and developing men and women amenable to the advent of a sane healthier society of tomorrow. ******************* ...read more.

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