Education is the process of educating people, the acquisition of skills, knowledge, values, attitudes, beliefs, and social norms. Educational systems include training, teaching, communication, research and practiced. Education encompasses all those aspects that are related to making individuals aware of their environment and of the various modes of education that can be applied in this environment. Education also determines the level of productivity in any society. The curriculum of education must be well thought out to achieve desirable results.
Education encourages a sense of hope, an open mind and an assertive spirit in individuals. Education helps people learn the optimistic qualities of life which include cooperation, sharing and empathy. These optimistic values enhance the individual growth, development and progress making them capable of facing new challenges. By imparting knowledge education helps people learn the hopeful attributes of life and they become hopeful about the future. A happy state of education helps people learn the inviting truth of life and they lead their lives with hope and confidence.
The education system requires educators to be proactive in addressing today’s education problems and concerns. In this regard, teachers are called to be “social scientists.” They need to become leaders in resolving the problems concerning education which affect students, parents, communities and the whole society. These educators are called to be role models who help to build a better tomorrow for all those concerned with social world.
The challenge of education today is immense because of the many changes taking place both in theory and practice. Trends in education have become extremely dynamic, and this dynamic has also affected the curricula of education. Therefore, teachers need to be well informed and equipped with the right knowledge on effective and innovative ways of imparting education. Effective education requires teachers to be socially responsible, scientifically intelligent, and articulate writers.
Teachers of education should inculcate values and attitude in their academic teaching so that they can effectively educate the young people in a respectful and accepting manner. Educators should enhance informal education by making the subject meaningful for students. They should encourage the students to participate actively in decision making processes regarding education so that they learn how to develop the individual capacity in every aspect of life.
The buzzwords “informal education shall include all possible means” have been launched in an attempt to make education more transparent, inclusive and pragmatic. Effective education shall take into account the social context of students’ lives. It shall also incorporate current practices and technologies that facilitate quality education. The buzzwords of “informal education shall include all possible means” are aimed at making education more transparent, inclusive and practical. Effective education shall take into account the social context of students’ lives.
It is high time that educators started being hopeful in addressing education problems. The optimistic approach will help people learn more about the positive aspects of learning. If education remains stuck in just looking at the problem and its solutions, it will become more pessimistic and more complacent. Educators should learn to look at the bigger picture and help people find hope. When you have hope, you are welcoming truth and you are building on a hopeful foundation.
In other words, when you welcome education with hope and respect, you are educating your students to be welcoming and respectful of all people and all situations. Education becomes more hopeful when we move away from our problems to solve bigger problems. You can use optimistic thinking in many aspects of your life – including education. You just need to explore the possibilities.