Definitions of Education

definitions of education

Definitions of Education

Few major definitions of education are as follow:

“Education is the process of training man to fulfill his aim by exercising all the faculties to the fullest extent as a member of society. 

                                                                                                                                                   —– Aristotle

“ By education, I mean the all round drawing out of the best in child and man-body, mind and soul.”

                                                                                                                                                  —– M.K. Gandhi

“ Education is that process of development which consists the passage of human being from infancy to maturity, the process whereby he adapts himself gradually in various ways to his physical and spiritual environment.”

                                                                                                                                                  —– T. Raymont

“ Education is a process in which and by which knowledge, character and behaviour of the young are shaped and moulded.”

                                                                                                                                                  —– Drever

“ Education is a process by which the child makes the internal external.”

                                                                                                                                                 —– Froebel

“ Education is the manifestation of perfection already reached in man.”

                                                                                                                                                 —– Vivekanand

“ Education is a natural, harmonious and progressive development of man’s innate powers.”

                                                                                                                                                 —– Pestalozzi

“ Education is the complete development of individuality of the child, so that he can make his original contribution of human life according to his best capacity.”

                                                                                                                                                  —– T.P. Nunn

“ Education mans the bringing out of the ideas of universal validity which are latent in the mind of every man.”

                                                                                                                                                  —– Socrates

“ Education means to enable the child to find out ultimate truth…making truth its own and giving expression to it.”

                                                                                                                                                  —– R.N. Tagore

“In the broadest sense, education is the device by which a social group continued existence renew yourself, and defend his ideas.”

                                                                                                                                                  —– H.H Horne

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