The word “Education” originated from the Latin word which means“to bring up” or “to nourish”. Education means drawing out thehidden potentialities and qualities of the students.Every society has specialized individuals who fulfill certain positionsthat require extended education. In some cases, these people areknown as shamans, priests, or professors or they may be doctors,mechanics, blacksmiths, or artists. In all these professions, some formof higher education is necessary. It could come from an apprentice or rigorous private study, or it could take the form of a formal higher education. Whatever the form, the meanings is the same, gainknowledge and uses it.
There are two types of education
one should teach us how to make a living,
and the other how to live.
IMPORTANCE OF EDUCATION
Education not only provides scientific and technical skills, it also provides the motivation, justification, and social support for pursuingand applying them. The international community now strongly believes that we need to foster — through education — the values, behavior and lifestyles required for a sustainable future. Education provides the skills for:
Learning to know
Learning to live together
Learning to do