Why is Schooling so important?
The first thing that strikes me about Schooling is knowledge gain. Schooling gives us the knowledge of the world around us. It develops in us a perspective of looking at life. It helps us build opinions and have points of view on everything in life. People debate over the subject of whether Schooling is the only thing that gives knowledge. Some say, Schooling is the process of gaining information about the surrounding world while knowledge is something very different. They are partly right. But the conversion of information to knowledge is possible because of Schooling. Schooling makes us capable of interpreting rightly the things perceived. Schooling is not about lessons and poems in textbooks. It is about the lessons of life.
The words 'cultivate' and 'civilize' are almost synonymous to the word 'educate'. That says it! Schooling is important as it teaches us the right behavior, the good manners thus making us civilized. It teaches us how to lead our lives. Schooling is the basis of culture and civilization. It is instrumental in the development of our values and virtues. Schooling cultivates us into mature individuals, individuals capable of planning for our futures and taking the right decisions. Schooling arms us with an insight to look at our lives and learn from every experience. The future of a nation is safe in the hands of educated individuals. Schooling is important for the economic growth of a nation. It fosters principles of equality and socialism. Schooling forms a support system for talents to excel in life. It is the backbone of society.
Schooling is important because it equips us with all that is needed to make our dreams come true. Schooling opens doors of brilliant career opportunities. It fetches better prospects in career and growth. Every employer of today requires his prospective employees to be well educated. He requires expertise. So, Schooling becomes an eligibility criterion for employment into any sector of the industry. We are rewarded for exercising the expertise required for the field we venture. We are weighed in the market on the basis of our Schoolingal skills and how well we can apply them.
Schooling is essential as it paves the path leading to disillusionment. It wipes out all the wrong beliefs in our minds. It helps create a clear picture of everything around us and we no more remain in confusion about the things we learn. Schooling brings up questions and also devises ways to find satisfactory answers to them. Schooling is about knowing that everything has a science to it, it is about learning to reason everything till every question meets its answer. Schooling can lead us to enlightenment. It is Schooling that builds in every individual, a confidence to take decisions, to face life and to accept successes and failures. It instills a sense of pride about the knowledge one has and prepares him/her for life!
Schools and colleges define the basic framework of Schooling. Schooling gives us the fundamentals whereas we specialize in fields of our interest, during the degree courses. But Schooling does not end here. It is a lifelong process. Self-learning begins at the point that marks the end of institutional Schooling. The process of self-learning continues.
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