Aims and Objectives of Education
There are some basic and general aims and objectives of education in society which are as follows:
1. Good Citizens
The basic aims of education system are to have useful and good citizens, who can be beneficial for society. Education develops in a person the following basic social qualities:
- To respect the law;
- To respect the customs and tradition;
- To know his/her rights and duties;
- To earn his /her livelihood in an honest way;
- To be emotionally and mentally sound person.
2. Cultural Aims and Objectives of Education
Education is the medium through which the cultural traditional social and religious values of the past are transferred to the next generation. Our education system is transferring the Islamic cultural and religious values, which include Quran and hadith and other related literature and the practical life style of our holy prophet Muhammad (PBUH). The same is about other states and religions, who want to transfer their cultures to the next generation.
3. Education as Social Change Agent
Education is very powerful social change agent through which a particular society’s social, religious, and political setups are changed. If there exists some out dated cultural values, formal and informal education is carried out in order to bring the desired change. Which ultimately leads to social change?
- To Explore the New Dimensions of Science and Matter
Now-a-days, especially in the developed societies the main aim of education is to enable an individual and society to explore the new ideas. And have more and more information about the material world so as to give more and more facilities to the public.