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1.1 EDUCATION

Education is very important human activity. It was born with the birth of human race, so it will continue to function as long as the human race lives. The boundaries of education are as wide as those of life. Its implications are rich and varied. Just as it is difficult to squeeze life in a few words, in the same Way it is difficult to give a single meaning the term with reference to the following:

A: DERIVATIVE MEANING OF EDUCATION

In derivative sense, the term ‘education’ is considered as educare and educere.

(a) Educare:

Educare is a Latin word and it means.

(i) To nourish

(ii) To bring up
(iii) To raise So educating a child means nourishing or brining up the child according to specific aims.

(b) Educere:

Educere is also a Latin word and it means.

(i) To lead out

(ii) To draw Out So
educating a child means drawing out what is hidden in the child or leading him out of darkness, into light.

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