We use cookies to provide some features and experiences in QOSHE

More information  .  Close
Aa Aa Aa
- A +

Rediscovering education

26 3 64

The writer is a political, economy and security analyst and a governance and public policy practitioner. He can be contacted at [email protected]

Knowledge that is attained through education is key to the stability of any state, solidarity of society as well as welfare and development of people. Education is only purposeful when it enables individuals to positively change themselves, society and the environment. For this, the most important requirement is that institutions must have personnel as well as curricula, which develop and polish critical thinking faculties of students. Institutions, teachers and curricula which don’t do so fail to serve any purpose.

Education is also instrumental in enabling members of a society to form an independent view of the world. True education has no bounds or barriers; it is free from the limitations of time and space of biases and prejudices. But it is debatable whether true education is imparted anywhere in the world. It isn’t and can’t be for various reasons. Societies, to a great extent, depend upon propaganda, ie, doctoring of facts, to........

© The Express Tribune