It is basic because it make use of native potentialities of the child. No nation of the world can think today of its being aloof from any of the events, big or small, that takes place in any part of the world. Nehru wanted that kind of development which he saw in Russia and some other countries. I can recall the days of my childhood when I was being taught the alphabet. The Congress accepted the scheme. If the people want them they will supply the funds.
The eminent educationists, congress leaders and workers alongwith the Education Ministers of the seven states had attended the conference. It is good for them once in a while to burn their fingers. They would pickup evil habits. I am also opposed to State aid, partly or wholly, to religious bodies. He gave emphasis on service gandhi cooperation rather than competition. Zakir Hussain, the Committee consisted of nine members. It thus shifted the emphasis from complete support to partial self-support.
Correlation is no doubt a sound principle of education but correlation of the subjects through craft may appear to be sometimes unusual and time consuming. For the boys general science and for girls home science have been emphasized. Love requires that true education should be easily accessible to all, and should be of use to every villager in his daily life. Every work kids daily routine was done by the inmates. On several occasions, besides addressing students and teachers, he issued worthy statements regarding its meaning, purpose and importance in life.
On 15th August India became independent with the partition of India into two nations. It is with this objective that he put forward this scheme. They have no use for books which give them nothing of daily use. This institution currently provides opportunities for education to nearly five hundred underprivileged children and young adults in the village of Kalanabagram in Burdwan district of West Bengal. The journey took 15 days; their route took them from Patna, across the Ganga to Vaishali, then Muzaffarpur, East Champaran and finally to what today is West Champaran. According to him, God is the mahatma, mysterious power that pervades everything.
Training in Citizenship: Basic education aims at developing ideas of mutual understanding and habits of cooperative and mutually helpful living among the students through its various practical and constructive programs the new education aims at giving the citizens of future a keen sense of personal warmth, dignity and efficiency. He gandhi himself to the upliftment of the villages and the masses and the abolition of untouchability. Lack of adequate supply of efficient, trained and sincere teachers was one the most important cause for the failure of this scheme of education. School children are aware that he brought us freedom, whereas the youth sees him as an influential figure. As a result children seem to be lacking behind in routine dealing skills in daily life. We are all well aware of the truth, how the great teachers —Acharyas and Gurus in Indian terms, creating an atmosphere of harmony among people and in the state of peace contributed to the larger welfare of society and the nation. The first step should be linguistic political redistribution of provinces.
The educational experiments and he tried in English were further continued at Sabarmati and Sevagram. Similarly, peace and harmony, both, despite being the states free from dispute, conflict and war, are also active and dynamic states in which there is a call to go forward. God can be realised only through Truth and Non-violence. Yet, his ideas on education are very much in tune with the needs of the present generation. It must not degenerate into impudence. Thus the Tatas would be expected to run a college for training engineers under the supervision of the State, the mill associations would run among them a college for training graduates whom they need. Literacy is not the end of education nor even the beginning.
The State interference would probably always be unwelcome. Therefore, both the teacher and the pupil have to produce in the very act of teaching and learning. Let us now cry a halt and concentrate on educating the child properly through manual work, not as a side activity, but as the prime means of intellectual training. I n some villages, 12 -13-year-old children - sons and daughters of small farmers and landless labourers - were seen working in fields to support the family. Throughout his life Gandhiji experimented with Truth and Non-violence. True development of the mind commences immediately the apprentice is taught at every step why a particular manipulation of the hand or a tool is required.
I hold that the highest development of the mind and the soul is possible under such a system of education. After Socrates who was of the firm opinion that education is to draw out what is already within, Gandhi was perhaps the second in the entire history of the world to observe education categorically and defined it with sound logic as per the basic spirit in the root of the word education. Modification of the Views of Mahatma Gandhi on Self-sufficiency r. It did not students the needs and aspirations of the people. Such education is not derived from, nor does it depend upon books. In other words an intelligent use of the bodily organs in a child provide the best and quickest way of developing his intellect. This is quite natural and academically sound.