21st century is building a materialistic world where people are considering wealth as a valuable asset, nothing goes against this but little do they stop and realize that the real valuable asset is knowledge obtained through education.
If I raise a question, what comes to your mind when I say education? Images of books, school, teachers, college, degree and exams are the ones that revolve in our mind. But education is not just confined to our school or college and definitely not the marks alone. Education molds a basic human into an extraordinary character in each aspect of life. Knowing to solve an algorithm and knowing to handle and dissolve a personal conflict are both attributed to good education. Good education is one which provides means to live, strive and evolve. Basic education starts at school to enhance our way of understanding and prepares us to deal with complex structured problems. Math is not the only problem thrown our way!
Role of education
Education trains us to build our character, enhance our thinking and to gain knowledge. Education is knowledge and knowledge are wealth. During the developmental stages education reforms and strengthens our mind. Growth in all aspects of our life is fueled by the knowledge that we gain from education. Growth as an individual is a nation’s growth. Education not only benefits an individual but also aids in the progress of a nation. Educated minds are the most valuable assets of a nation. The ground structure of a strong developed country is a well-educated person. An educated person can explore vast areas and opportunities than an uneducated person. Educated person designs a better world and society and gives a better tomorrow than yesterday. Greatest inventions of all time are given to this world by the well-educated and knowledgeable minds. Education imparts wisdom and a better way of living which is the ideal life goal.
Reasons why education is important:
- Betterment of our character and hence our life.
- Impart life skills and values.
- Embark on a career and earn a livelihood and have a better standard of living.
- Contributes to the nation’s growth.
- Removes social evils and aids in the betterment of society.
- Improves the possibility for more discoveries and achievements which benefits the world as a whole.
Education is never a one-time journey, as our life progresses education follows us in the way and aids us. It sets us apart from other beings making us superior the way we are. Without education the world is not what it is now, identifying our planet and being aware of our own existence is all thanks to education.