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The Importance of Co-Education

  • Date Submitted: 02/01/2011 07:50 AM
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The Importance of Co-Education
Co-Education has, as you may have known has, become very common amongst leading countries around the word. Co-Education means the education of boys and girls equally studying together in schools, colleges and universities. Co-Education was first introduced in Switzerland but now it has become popular in parts of Asia and America.
Co-Education is preferred because of two main reasons, one economical and other sociological. In the first place they say that Co-Education is an economical measure for poor countries because they are unable to make separate schools for boys and girls as it requires a lot of capitol. In the second place people seem to claim that when both sexes study in the same class it gives a boost to their confidence and they, thus can freely communicate with other without any hesitation. More over, this type of system will blow the spirit of fight in getting more numbers so, there will be more competition and more intellectuals would be produced.
To educate both sexes under the same roof means less amount of teachers and facilities would be required rather than both of them being separate. This is another economic point of view.
A study shows that those kids, who have studied in a Co-Educational system, feel no abruptness towards their opposite sex and talk freely, while those who went to separate girl/boy schools are over come with shyness and feel awkward communicating with the opposite gender.
Students learn to respect each other. Co-Education generates a harmonious relationship, a sense of co-operation, and thus, helps in the progress of the nation.
Co-Education existed in Sparta in Greece. There was no discrimination between boys and girls. They studied and played together. For both girls and boys Co-Education provides a more realistic way of training young people to take their places naturally in the wider community of men and women.
In a Co-Educational school both female and male perspectives are explored...


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    • Dec 11, 2011 - Evaluator: (sanachaudhary)
    • i like this essay. and i want this changing every place in my country