TITLE

Reflections on Education and its Purpose: Implications for Teacher Education

AUTHOR(S)
MUNOTH, NAVNEET; NAGAICH, ANUGRAH
PUB. DATE
July 2013
SOURCE
Indian Journal of Higher Education;Jul-Dec2013, Vol. 4 Issue 2, p110
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Education is a process of learning which develops the knowledge and skills of a person. Education also involves the transfer of the knowledge by teaching, research, training etc. from one generation to another. Education is the only tool which can bring about the positive changes in the individual and ultimately to the society .The modern trend in education is more focused on commercialization and has become monotonous. The education is now sought to earn a livelihood, but the basic motive of education is to develop in a person all essential and valuable assets in any field that reflect his/ her potential to the outer world. The world advances with every tick of the clock and so the need of the man to cope up with the changing world is exponentially rising. Intimidated by the face of the real world, where the existing skills fail to meet the challenges of the practical life, students very often deviate from the main objective of their own capacity building and instead indulge in activities that refrain them from exploiting their own set of skills to the maximum output. The students must therefore be trained so as to they take up the practical life as a challenge and give their best to get the best out of it. This is where implications for teacher education come into the scenario. The following paper illuminates the current education systems, education reforms and policies, drawbacks of the prevailing systems etc. The paper also speaks on various issues of our country like employment opportunities, economy etc., that directly or indirectly influence our education system. The paper attempts to take into account the mentality that questions our education system and suggests ways to ameliorate the face of education to the real world.
ACCESSION #
94750556

 

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