Money And Education Essay
(vi) Milton, the author of book “Paradise Lost”: I call, therefore, a complete and generous education that which fits a man to perform justly, skillfully and magnanimously all the offices, both private and public, of peace and war”. Nunn: “Education is the complete development of individuality of the child so that he can make an original contribution to human life according to the best of his capacity”.
(vii) Adams: Education is a conscious and deliberate process in which one personality acts upon another in order to modify the development of that other by the communication and manipulation of knowledge”. (ix) John Dewey: “Education is the process of living through a continuous reconstruction of experiences.
(iii) Comenius: “All those who are born as human beings need education because they are destined to be real men, not wild beasts, dull animals and clumps of wood”. Froebel, father of kinder-garden system of education: “Education is the unfoldment of what is already enfolded in the germ.
(iv) Pastalozzi, a celebrated Psychologist: “Education is natural, harmonious and progressive development of man’s innate powers”. It is the process through which the child makes the internal external”.
(i) Educare: The Latin word ‘educare’, means to ‘bring up’ or ‘to nourish’.
It means that the child is to brought up keeping in view certain aims and ideals.
Thus, the etymological root conveys certain important meanings. It should, however, be noted that nothing can be drawn from within unless something is put in beforehand.
It holds the golden key to human progress and prosperity. It is the basic of human resource development- the key to national development. Etymological Meaning of Education: The word education is derived from a number of etymological roots.He further says, “We want that education by which character is formed, strength of mind is increased, the intellect is expanded and by which one can stand on one’s own feet.” (ix) R. Tagore: “Education means enabling the mind to find out that ultimate truth which emancipates us from the bondage of dust and gives us the wealth, not of things but of inner light, not of power but of love, making the truth its own and giving expression to it”.In other words “Education is that which makes one’s life in harmony with all existence”. Gandhi: “By education, I mean an all-round drawing out of the best in child and man—body, mind and spirit”. Zakir Hussain: “Education is the process of the individual mind getting to its full possible development………. (xiii) Kothari Commission (1964-66): “Education ought to be related to the life, needs and aspirations of the people so as to be a powerful instrument of social, economic and cultural transformation”. Indira Gandhi, the first women Prime Minister in India: “Education is a liberating force, and in our age it is also a democratizing force, cutting across the barriers of caste and class, smoothing out inequalities imposed by birth and other circumstances”.(ii) Educere: The Latin word ‘educere’ means to lead out’, to bring forth’ or ‘to draw out’.In simple words, it means that the function of education is to lead out, or to draw out of the best in child and man, instead of ‘to put in’.
(iii) Educatum: The Latin word ‘educatum’ implies ‘the act of teaching’ or ‘training’ or instruction’.