“Education is the key that unlocks the golden door to freedom.” —George Washington Carver
Think about a person who cannot write or tell his or her name properly. A person who could not fight for his right, cannot walk on his dream or is struggling to survive in the long civilized world.
A proper education sets people up to grow personally, professionally, and socially. It can awaken joy, curiosity and a deep desire to solve problems and help others. Education is a foundation for the development and progress of any society. It is a base upon which the whole building of human development stands. Getting proper education is necessary for success in life just like the food is necessary for the healthy human body. A good education is constructive in nature which is very helpful in situations.
Global Impact of Education
Education can leave a long-lasting impact on global development. An educated person always works for the benefits of humanity.
We all acknowledge the importance of education, knowledge, and truth for promoting the world outlook. Education produces citizens who are men of intellectual and moral integrity, tolerant and wise. It aims at producing ideal human beings. Such people are truly cultured, wise, tolerant and public-spirited.
Education promotes the national interest. Education also helps in promoting the national interest of a country. The highly educated society has a critical intelligence of an exceptional order. They can form independent conclusions from given facts.
The educated persons have the wisdom and knowledge to work for the betterment of the country. They are from all walks of life working together in protecting the national interest.
Level of Moral and Ethical Values
Education promotes equality of prospect. Any privilege, when primarily based on advantage alone, is certain to be greater ethical because it has to justify no unmerited privilege, propose no ethical system which promotes magnificence-feeling or social snobbery and protects nothing, which is unjust or ethically wrong.
The aim of education, whatever the social machine, has to be no longer effective to disseminate expertise, however additionally to stimulate the thinking spirit.
Vital Role in the Development of Countries
Education is a central cohesive source of support and stability in the development of countries. Developing countries should have to recognize the importance of education and must focus on the development of a high valued educational system because a sound education system works effectively for sustainable development of the economy as well as society. A stable economy of a country is closely related to education. The educated people of a country have more ability to become entrepreneurs, scientists, writers, doctors, and engineers and it may become a deciding factor for the future economic development of any country.
Increase in Literacy Rate
Literacy rate of a country also depends upon education. Literacy refers to the ability of a person to read and write. Literacy is important not only for children but also for adults. Higher the literacy rate, higher will be the growth of the country.
Freshness of Approach
A high-valued education system encourages freshness of approach. Education should bring out the best in the student. It should be able to bring new ideas and concepts. The education system should be innovatively coped with the latest technology and it should benefit all the learners or students equally. It should also teach them ethical values enabling them to promote the human-welfare, not self-glorification. By birth, no one is brilliant but education can make him/her civilized and beneficial for humanity.
Education Enhances Creativity
Education or educational activities also boost the creativity of students. Education provides the opportunity for students to apply their skills in creative ways and become more professional. The creativity of students provides them with opportunities to achieve their goals.
Education makes good citizens. Education builds civilized and well-organized persons. The educated persons incorporate good ideas and ultimately go for betterment in life. It helps one in getting out of one’s comfort zone as that is where the magic lies.
Awareness of Rights and Responsibilities
The educated person is well aware of his rights and responsibilities. An educated citizen is aware of consumer rights, right to vote or right against exploitation by the employer. Moreover, he/she can raise their voice against some wrong happening around him/her.
Education not only keeps well informed about rights but also responsibilities of a person. It will make the person more responsible, who is able to work for the wellness of others.
Curiosity for Learning New Things
An educated person has the curiosity for learning new things in life, ultimately it becomes the passion to know and understand things in a scientific way, having objectivity.
The wise person becomes an earnest seeker after truth and knowledge with an open mind.
Character of an Individual
Education also helps in building the character of a person. The tutors/instructors make attempts to give their students a moral outlook.
Balance in Life
Educated persons enjoy a good life as education enables them to live a happy, well-organized and balanced life.
Education not only makes us able to learn about history, science, math, geography, and other subjects however it makes us smart enough to learn how to live life and handle bad situations.
Education enables a person to earn a livelihood. It is true that employment does not depend on scholarly achievements alone. It depends upon the economic development of a country. The educated person can get a good job with a smart income to earn his livelihood if he can acquire skills.
Education is the only key to success in the life of an individual. It is a continuous and secure process of achieving goals which not only helps us in obtaining knowledge but also success in life.
Southeast University, Bangladesh