Month: August 2011

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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“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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Only The Educated Are Free

Epictetus, the famous Greek philosopher rightly stated that only the educated are free. Education and freedom are no doubt closely connected. The process of training, teaching and learning contributes in no small way to the development of human beings, societies and the world at large. It is therefore not uncommon to find schools and institutions

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