QuestionsCategory: Pedagogy of EnglishWhat is educational philosophy of Mahatma Gandhi?
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Mahatma Gandhi said that education should be the preparation for action. Mahatma Gandhi's educational philosophy of India was based on the following principles:
  1. He believed that education should be designed to train students in non-violent struggle.
  2. He said that education should prepare a student to work with his hands and feet as well as his mind and soul.
  3. His vision was to develop a citizenry who would be responsible, hardworking, self-reliant, and free from hatred, selfishness, and greed.
  4. Mahatma Gandhi also believed that an educated person should be able to understand and apply the principles of nonviolence in daily life.
  5. He also believed that the purpose of education is not only to teach students how to pass exams but also to develop human qualities such as empathy, compassion, and forgiveness.
  6. Mahatma Gandhi's educational philosophy also included the importance of learning the English language as it was the most important tool for the success of India in the future.
  7. Mahatma Gandhi's educational philosophy also included the importance of self-reliance. He believed that if people depend on others to do everything for them, they will never have any sense of responsibility.
  8. Mahatma Gandhi believed that every child has the right to an education.
  9. He did not believe that education is a privilege for a few people.
  10. He also said that education is a way to bring out the best in everyone.
  11. His vision for India was a nation that is united, harmonious, and peaceful. His vision for the world was a world that is united, harmonious, and peaceful.