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Functions of Education


Posted Date: 05-Jun-2010  Last Updated:   Category: Education    
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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.

MORAL DEVELOPMENT-
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

NATIONAL SECURITY-
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.

SEL SUFFICIENCY-
Only education can produce such citizens who are active,dynamic,self suffcient,independent and progressive.

EMOTIONAL INTEGRATION-
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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