Volume : 3, Issue : 3, AUG 2019

GANDHIAN PRINCIPLES OF EDUCATION IN MODERN EDUCATION SCENARIO OF INDEPENDENT INDIA: A BRIEF STUDY

Rija Regon

Abstract

Education is a dynamic process that contributes to the natural harmonious development of individual powers, which are inherent and innate. It contributes to the complete human development resulting in them desirable behavioural change and ultimately prepares for a better life. Gandhi was not an academic philosopher. Still one of the most valuable legacies that he has left to posterity is his educational systems crystallized in the Basic Scheme of Education and in his diverse addresses.  An attempt has been made understand the Gandhian philosophy related to education and the implication of Gandhian philosophy in the present education scenario in India.

Keywords

Commission, Education, Gandhi, India, Right.

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