The illiterate of the 21st century will not be those who cannot read and write, but, those who cannot learn, unlearn and relearn.

 

It is extremely true in the changing times today where all major spheres are undergoing tremendous changes. With changing times, the role of education too is undergoing a drastic change. Today, education is not confined to text books alone as an educated person is one who a lifelong learner is fulfilling his/her urge to learn and society has thus emerged to be extremely important. All these agencies need to work hand in hand to bring about true education for the learners. The media, which is upbringing of responsible citizens of tomorrow. The media needs to help the new generation sift useful and productive information from the whole lot of things available to them to become knowledge generators in the true sense. As the aim of education is to teach us rather how to think than what to think, rather to improve our minds, so as to enable us to think for ourselves than to load the memory with thoughts of other men.

 

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It is only parents and teachers who correct the mistakes made by our children with love, patience and care so that they truly develop wings to soar high in the sky while keeping their roots intact. Our children should make advancement while about changes in its curriculum and evaluation patterns. The continuous and Comprehensive Evaluation introduced by CBSE aims to bring about wholesome personality development of each child so that we have all rounded personalities who adjust well in this fast paced technological era.

 

To end in Yeats’ words “Education is not filling of a pail but the lighting of fire”. So let’s all come together to spread true light of education in our children’s life.