Gross National Happiness

Gross National Happiness

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  • Date Submitted: 10/25/2010 7:25 AM
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Quality of Education


The Meaning of Education
It is very difficult to define the term education. Its aims and the purposes are rich and varied. Many educationists define education as the process of educating or teaching. Educate is further defined as "to develop the knowledge, skill, or character of..." Thus, from these definitions, we might assume that the purpose of education is to develop the knowledge, skill, or character of students.  When we are born we need to be alive, a natural process of our entity to survive motivates us to carry activities in its protection. In fact, each individual whether human or animal has the ability of learning. Most important of learning is how to sustain. Incidences contribute to develop learning skills for survival in consequent environments. So learning the skill to survive is called education. Education is a method of learning to be fit in the system. Education is a source of developing behavior that is needed by the structure. What we gain from the learning is implemented in day-to-day life; education develops to understand the circumstances, builds intelligence to improve systems to rise, promotes living standard, and strengthens society and culture. “The only purpose of education is to teach a student how to live his life-by developing his mind and equipping him to deal with reality. The training he needs is theoretical, i.e., conceptual. He has to be taught to think, to understand, to integrate, to prove. He has to be taught the essentials of the knowledge discovered in the past-and he has to be equipped to acquire further knowledge by his own effort,” said by Ayn Rand. The _ HYPERLINK "" \t "_blank" _Purpose of education_ is to improve ability so can match with modern social requirements. Learning language for communication, sums for day to day calculation, history for what we were and way to be better, discipline for suitable behavior,...

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