“Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.” Nelson Mandela

There is a reason why every civilization throughout time has valued education—because it truly can alter our collective condition and make our lives easier, simpler, and most crucially, happier! From Egyptians learning to write on papyrus tablets to late nineteenth century scientists striving to discover medicines like penicillin, there has always been an urge in

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Confusing Ignorance With Illiteracy

I think one of the most common assumptions that should no longer be accepted is that ignorance and illiteracy are actually the same thing, or that ignorance is just a result of the inability to read or write, for the concept of “not knowing” oneself is mystical and does not really mean anything. For example,

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Success is the reward of lifelong learning

In the past, most people believed that the illiterate were those who barely knew a word. Is it still true in the 21st century? Personally, I think the concept of illiterate has been changed. In today’s society, education is open to almost everyone. However, read and write are not the problem of being illiterate, it is

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Education: The Way Forward In India

The quest for education by the Scheduled Castes/ Dalits /Untouchables has followed a similar pattern to the Indian Freedom Struggle: Unsatisfactory compromises by the government providing an impetus for greater demands for education. Complete freedom, however, is still pending. The Scheduled Castes, the lowest strata of the Hindu caste system, were the uneducated, exploited segment

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“Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.” Nelson Mandela

I totally agree with this quote. Why? That’s really hard to explain. But I can ask you a question: what is most important, more powerful than education? Army, Economy, Industry, Politics, or Religion? Nothing. Because everything begins with education. Indeed, a society cannot exist without education. Our society but also our mentality depend on education.

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Education: the Bulwark of Freedom

Education makes a people easy to lead, but difficult to drive; easy to govern but impossible to enslave.                                                                                                                         – Lord

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“Only the Educated Are Free” … Epictetus

There is no better way to express how strongly I feel about education than showing it in a poem I composed below. Give me Education, Give me Life                     Education-                     You’re a life-giver, the separator of the living dead

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Merging Awareness and Education

“The illiterate are those who cannot learn, unlearn, and relearn,” Alvin Toffler What is Education? It is the process of learning information that helps us grow, develop, live safely and successfully in the world. And learning to learn because learning is an ever lasting life process. Education requires qualified teachers who are RARE in the

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“Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world,” Nelson Mandela

To quote Nelson Mandela, “Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.” According to the Merriam-Webster Dictionary, “Education is the knowledge and development resulting from an educational process.” It also prepares one for the ability of reasoning and judging, readying one to face the “world”. It’s the foundation of

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The State should encourage access to private education

Purpose: The purpose of this exposition is to provide analytical discussion and commentary on the rationale for why the State should encourage access to private education. In an age of descending church attendance rates, the demise of the stable, nuclear family structure and the presence of mass media saturating our nation with questionable, superficial ideals, the

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Education is the most powerful weapon you can use to change the world

Introduction Education simply refers to the process of gaining knowledge or skills. It is the act or process of imparting or acquiring general knowledge, developing the powers of reasoning and judgment, and generally of preparing oneself or others intellectually for mature life. Education is a self enlightening process. It is an important component of life.

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In the 21st century, it is better to give a child a computer than a book

In the world of globalization, it is obvious that expansion of science and technology has affected various aspects of life including education. The quality of education has been improved compared to the other centuries, since science and technology expansion has affected at large the whole process of education provision, because education provision has been simplified

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Only The Educated Are Free

INTRODUCTION Education simply refers to the process of passing knowledge or skills from one generation to another or the acquisition of knowledge either through learning or through experience. The acquisition of knowledge and skills can be as a result of being at a school or any organization or institution. Freedom is a state of being

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The illiterate

Introduction Illiteracy refers to a situation whereby someone is ignorant of fundamentals of a given art or branch of knowledge or lacking knowledge of a specific field. Thus, illiterate refers to a person who is ignorant of fundamentals (basics) of a given art or branch of knowledge or someone who lacks knowledge of a specific field. These are

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Change is inevitable

When I was young I hated the phrase “When I was young…” It was always the beginning of a long and boring lecture about life by someone older than thirty complaining about “things being different”. Without doubt, time passes and things change, and, as humans, we may have difficulties dealing with, adapting to and understanding change. Change is inevitable, and it happens faster thanks to

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“Only the educated are free”, Epictetus

Whether it’s formal or informal, education is all about imparting and acquiring theories and practical knowledges through teaching and learning, where freedom is an ability to act freely without being subjected to any restrictions provided laws are not broken. And one thing to remember is that having freedom with limitations signifies development to people with

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Only The Educated Are Free

Education is delivered from the Latin word ‘Educatum’ which meant the process of teaching. Also it was originated from the words ‘educare’ which meant rising up and the word ‘educere’ which meant drawing out. The combination of these two words came into the word ‘educa’ which meant drawing from within. According to the meaning of those words the term education can

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A picture of what education should be in the 21st century

Education is not knowledge due to possession, but knowledge due to motion. Education is not how much data a memory can save, but which data will be open for use. Education is not the heart, but the soul of civilized societies passed through generations. Child education In African societies and many societies across the world,

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Education

“The illiterate of the 21st century will not be those who cannot read and write, but those who cannot learn, unlearn, and relearn.” Alvin Toffler Illiteracy-in the sense of un- or under-education-requires a context against which the absence of the capacity to convey or understand meaning is measured. An individual can be illiterate in one

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