Merits of Education
We can describe education as a process of learning whereby we are able to gain knowledge and skills in various ways through our values our habits and beliefs and it is a process that you get to learn in our daily activities. Since education is part of our daily activities, it follows that it is something that you cannot do without and for this reason it is part of our community and our way of life and in this discussion we are going to look at the various ways in which education is of benefit and an advantage to us.
Education can either be formal or informal but despite the fact it is still education and the fact that we are able to get knowledge and skills it means that we are able to apply this knowledge and skills on certain activities which are able to help us develop our lives in a better way. Formal education is able to assist an individual economically by ensuring that one gets employment and is able to attain a salary which will assist him to be able to meet his financial obligations and also improve his real life or lifestyle.
Most governments ensure that they invest in the education of their citizens and this is so that they are able to empower their people economically which may lead to a stable economic government and also a government that is able to survive on its own financially. Certain specialized professions such as doctors, medicine men, carpenters and engineers and other professions have been brought about as a result of both the formal and informal type of education and this has led to the invention of various products, equipment and technology which have made our lives to be much easier.
Education in general also leads to individuals to be able to think for them and be able to calculate and investigate certain circumstances and make decisions based and their level of education and also thinking capacity. Formal education has been able to bring about various forms of mannerisms and certain behaviors and this has assisted us to be able to know how to relate to other individuals. Education has also led to international interaction through exchange programs from various schools and this has enabled different nations to come together and also different people from different cultures to be able to be brought together under the same institution. In this talk, we have been able to look at the numerous advantages that have been able to be brought about by education, putting into consideration both the formal and the informal kind of education.