QuestionsCategory: Education in Contemporary IndiaWhy formal and non-formal education is important in the society?
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Formal education

  1. Educational Institution: Formal education takes place routinely in an academic institution such as a school or college.
  2. Graded: Formal education takes place grade-wise. After every academic session, learners are promoted to a new grade if they perform well.
  3. Hierarchical: Formal education takes place according to a hierarchy where learners process from the basics of knowledge to the more complex lessons and subjects.

Non-formal education

  1. Individual centered: In non-formal education, the learning can be centered and focused on an individual. Their learning capacity is taken into account and education is administered accordingly.
  2. Practical: Learning in non-formal education takes place outside of the classroom due to which it is more practical.
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