Introduction to Education Notes

1.1 MEANING OF EDUCATION

  1. A. Derivative meaning of education:
    In derivative sense, the term ‘education’ is considered as educare and educere.
    (a) Educare:
    Educare is a Latin word and it means.
    (i) To nourish
    (ii) To bring up
    (iii) To raise
    So educating a child means nourishing or bringing up the child according to specific aims.
    (b) Educere:
    Educere is also a Latin word and it means.
    (i) To lead out
    (ii) To draw out
    So educating a child means drawing out what is hidden in the child or leading him out of darkness, into light.

1.1 MEANING OF EDUCATION

  1. A. Derivative meaning of education:
    In derivative sense, the term ‘education’ is considered as educare and educere.
    (a) Educare:
    Educare is a Latin word and it means.
    (i) To nourish
    (ii) To bring up
    (iii) To raise
    So educating a child means nourishing or bringing up the child according to specific aims.
    (b) Educere:
    Educere is also a Latin word and it means.
    (i) To lead out
    (ii) To draw out
    So educating a child means drawing out what is hidden in the child or leading him out of darkness, into light.