Functions of Education
Posted Date: 05-Jun-2010
The field of education is very vast.Functions of education means what education does.The functions of education are as Follows :
ALL ROUND DEVELOPMENT OF PERSONALITY -
The total development of personality includes the physical,mental,emotional,social and spiritual aspects.
Another function of education is to develop moral qualities in the individual and build his character.
PREPARATION FOR ADULT LIFE-
The child of today is a citizenof tomorrow.The education prepare a child for his furure life.
MAKING OF GOOD CITIZENS-
Good citizenship qualities are senes of responsibility,fellow feeling,co-operation,love,service,sense of duty and qualities of leadership.
ADJUSTMENT TO ENVIRONMENT-
Adaptation leads to life and maladjustment leads to decay and destruction.Education teaches adaptation to environment,life and existence
Education can give us necessary training and inculcate in us the noble sentiments of patriotism,nationalism and sacrifice.
PRESREVATION OF CULTURE AND CIVILISATION-
It is the function of education to preserve and transmit this culture heritage from one generation to another generation.
Only education can produce such citizens who are active,dynamic,self suffcient,independent and progressive.
The feeling of citizens have to be moulded and sublimated into desirable feelings of tolerance,co-operation and adjustment.
SATISFACTION OF NEEDS-
Every individual human being has his physical,emotional,educational and social needs.All these needs can be fulfilled by education.
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