What is education?

Shaping Minds: Enrolment at primary level has continued rising
Shaping Minds: Enrolment at primary level has continued rising

“Education isn’t the preparation for life, education is life itself.” John Dewey The noun Education was derived from the Latin word “pēducātiō” which means breeding, bringing up and rearing.

The dictionary definition of education on the other hand is: The process of imparting knowledge, skill and judgement; facts, skills and ideas that have been learnt, either formally or informally.

J.S Farrant writes that education is, “the total process of human learning by which knowledge is imparted, faculties trained and skills developed.”

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