Since the very beginning, education, in one form or another, has always been the integral
part of human existence.
Since the very beginning, education, in one form or another, has always been the
integral part of human existence.
In primitive society, hunting skills were passed on to the younger members. Stone
age men shared their sheltering, tool making, and cooking knowledge with the fellow
dwellers. Only collective know-how of cultivating the land, tending the young and
the animals, fishing, healing practices and clothing ensured the survival of the
When the invention of new hunting tools and discovery of more sophisticated gathering
methods began changing the social fabric of the society, these skills became the
heritage of the bearers and were transferred down the generations to maintain the
privileged status of the close family.
Following the development of written languages, education became the responsibility
of the learned few “chosen by the society for the society”. The foundation of handicraft
centres, vocational institutes, schools, and universities followed.
In the modern day society, learning is the single, most important catalyst for progress,
self-esteem, health, wealth, hegemony, jealousy, oppression, beauty, culture, war
and everything else good and bad under the sun.
It will be the driving force for the human race to realise its boundless potential
and finally arrive at the perfect society it deserves.