COMPONENTS OF EDUCATION
the word education is derived from
(Latin) "bring up", which is related to
"bringout", "bring forth what is within", "bring out potential" and
, "to lead".
n the largest sense it is any act or experience that has a formative effect on the mind, character or physical ability of an individual.
n its technical sense, education is the process by which society deliberately transmits itsaccumulated knowledge, skills and values from one generation to another.
ROLE OF TEACHER and LEARNER The Teacher
eachers have exhibited a variety of functions within their roles.
A primary function of a teacher has been to guide learners through activities to achieve statedgoals.
eachers recognize learners as human beings with their individual needs, goals, interests, values, past experiences and expectations.
he second function of the teacher is to evaluate learners and the curriculum.
his function requires knowledge of curriculum development and instruction and evaluation of learners¶ performance.
he third function is self ± evaluation of learners¶ performance.
he role of learner is one of active involvement in the learning process with some input into theobjectives to be achieved.
Learning is a self-activity and requires involvement of each individual in the process.
No one can learn for another person.
Learning things helps an individual achieve their goals.
Although the roles of teacher and learner are distinct and different in many ways, there are somecommon characteristics related to education.
Shared goal setting ± exploring means to achieve goals with both teacher and studentworking to help the students achieve the goal of learning.
Preserving the society ± this is done by learning something that prepares one for useful,constructive, working and happy living.