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What is Education? Education in the largest sense is any act or experience that has a form ativ e effect on the m ind, character or phy sical ability of an indiv idual. The word education is deriv ed from a Latin word educare which m eans to "bring up", which is related to educere "bring out", and ducere, "to lead". Therefore education m eans to bring out potential to lead. Education is the transm ission of civ ilization. Sculpture is to a block of m arble as education is to the hum an soul. Instruction ends in the school-room , but education ends only with life. Practice is the best of all instructors. The fruit of liberal education is not learning, but the capacity and desire to learn, not knowledge, but power. Sy stem s of form al education Education is a concept, referring to the process in which students can learn som ething: • Instruction refers to the facilitating of learning toward identified objectiv es, deliv ered either by an instructor or other form s. • Teaching refers to the actions of a real liv e instructor designed to im part learning to the student. • Learning refers to learning with a v iew toward preparing learners with specific knowledge, skills, or abilities that can be applied im m ediately upon com pletion • Sy stem s of form al education o 1 .1 Preschool Education o 1 .2 Prim ary Education o 1 .3 Secondary education o 1 .4 Higher education o 1 .5 Adult education o 1 .6 Alternativ e education o 1 .7 Indigenous education Process o 2 .1 Curriculum o 2 .2 Learning m odalities o 2 .3 Teaching o 2 .4 Technology Education is the process by which society deliberately transm its its accum ulated knowledge, skills and v alues from one generation to another. Im portance of education: Education is as im portant as the air we breathe because it is our weapon to conquer the world. It is the m ost im portant possession a person m ust hav e. Education is beneficial in m any aspect of life especially , personal and social it is the only...


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