2. Education is a gradual process which brings positive
changes in human life and behavior.
3. Unit 2 2.1 Philosphy & Education
Definition of Education:
Education as a multidisciplinary field of knowledge,
which is concerned with the study of all aspects of
organizing teaching, and all that relates to teaching in
educational setting in formal and non-formal
What is the role of an education?
To provide the opportunity for acquiring
knowledge and skills that will enable people to
develop their full potential, and become successful
members of society.
4. Why Is It Important For Teachers to Study Philosophy of
It provides a basis for understanding the nature and
purpose of education.
It allows us to consider the questions that are at the heart
of education, such as: What is the purpose of education?
How should students be taught? What knowledge and
skills should students be taught? How should students be
It also allows us to examine the impact of different
educational theories and practices on students’ learning.
It helps us to consider the ethical and moral implications
of educating students, and to think about the role of
technology in education.
5. Philosophy of Education
It is a Greek, Philosophia means love of wisdom
Philosophy is love for knowledge.
Pursuit of knowledge.
Oxford A L D, Philosophy is search for knowledge and
understanding of nature and meaning of the universe
and human life.
Philosophy is search for knowledge, wisdom, and the
realities of life and principles.
6. Teaching Philosphy, the map, which provides directions to
Once you know your path, you will be helping your
students to plan to reach their destinations.
Teachers are termed as the future makers of the
To Be in Their Shoes
By learning philosophy, a teacher would be able to view
and analyze from the perspective of their students.
7. philosophy of education
The philosophy of education is the branch of
applied philosophy that investigates the nature
of education as well as its aims and problems.
It includes the examination of educational theories,
the presuppositions present in them, and the
arguments for and against them.
8. Great Philosophers
Greek philosophers & they spend their lives in search
of the “eternal truth”
Common sense outlook & Philosophical outlook
Philosophical thinking & Common man thinking
Scope of Philosophy is Unlimited &
It answer many complicated & important questions.
9. Meaning of Education
Education latin word Educare, Educatum means
To train, to bring up, to nourish
Educere To lead out
Socrates: Education is the process that helps in
searching the truth. Truth is hidden in the minds of
human beings and they should be aware of it.
Plato: Education is the thing that helps in developing
human being's physical and mental qualities in such
away that his potentialities can be realised.
10. Definition of Education
Aristotle: Education is a process necessary for the
creation of a sound mind in a sound body.
Drever: Education is a process in which and by which
the knowledge character and behaviour of the young
are shaped and moulded.
Rousseau: Education is the development of human
nature in a free environment.
Imam Ghazali (RA):Edn is a process which enables an
individual to distinguish between the true and the
false, the good & the bad, the right conduct and the evil
11. Definition of Education
Ibne- Khaldon: Education consists of the intellectual &
moral trainings of the mankind through which their
hidden potentialities are developed. Traits of character
are built, the knowledge & culture of the people is
developed to the coming generation.
William James:Education means fitting the individual
to his physical and social environment.
12. Reasons for different Definition of education
1 )Complex nature of human personality
2)Complexity of human environment
3)Different educational theories & practices
4) Different philosophies of life
All the definition are different but same with respect to the
Education is not something static, but it is continuous &
life long process.