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Technology is a boon for human beings. There is an explosive revolution in technology in last fifty years. Technology plays a wonderful role in people’s daily life. It is impossible to imagine the life without technology. Technological advances and their rapid and wide applications are having a significant impact on a nation. Some people argue that such impact is so extraordinary. However, I believe they would continue to thrive by providing alternatives to modern ways of life, and innovative ideas for modern technologies.

First of all, traditional skills and ways of life are becoming an alternative solution which are greatly influenced by modern technologies. We are becoming increasingly dependent on computers. They are used in various ways such as business, hospitals, crime detection, colleges, schools travel, work and even to fly planes.

Technology is making communication easier in today’s world. The mass media, including TV, radio and newspapers, have great influence in shaping people’s ideas. Over the past thirty years the quality of many people’s lives has deteriorated in some respects because of technological progress. It is true that new technologies have had an influence on communication between people. Technology has affected relationships in various ways, and in my opinion there are both positive and negative effects.

Technology has had an impact on relationships in business, education and social life. Telephone and the Internet allow business people in different countries to interact without meeting each other. People use social networks, like Facebook, to make new friends and interact with each other through computer. They are positive developments. Co-operation between people in different countries was much more difficult when communication was limited to written letters or telegrams. Nowadays, interactions by email, phone or video are almost as good as face-to-face meeting. The availability of new communication technologies can affect the relationships of people by isolating them. I think that technology and especially the Internet has caused a significant difference in human’s interactions. It has made our conversations brief, and disrespectful. But it has also enhanced people to talk to each together while they are not able to meet in person. Therefore, we can see both pros and cons of technology in our lives, but whether it is used to the benefit of a person depends on the individual. Globalisation of the whole world occurs because of technology. Technology has made a huge impact on people’s everyday lives. It has revolutionized the way we work, learn, spend free time, and interact with others. Many people can no longer imagine the world without it. Modern technology make our lives more convenient although it has some advantages and some disadvantages.

In conclusion, technology has certainly revolutionized communication between people.


A school is an institution where students are taught by learned people. School plays an important role in each and every one’s career. Students of today are the citizens of tomorrow. Schools are the first institutions, where a child comes in contact with other children under the guidance of teachers. Schools are better known as formal institutions, where education is given in a systematic way. In formal education a curriculum or syllabus is provided to specify a particular grade or standard. School is a place where children learn basic things like manners, discipline, and punctuality.

School is a small society, where all types of faith, creeds, religion and secular values are developed and practised among the children. It is said that such in a societal system schools are the backbone of the society. The purpose of schools must be preparing children to compete in the global environment. People often say that schools greatest failure is that it focuses too intensely on academic subjects and fails to equip students with the real life skills necessary to cope up with the world.

Victor Hugo said that “He who opens a school door, closes a prison”. So educational institutions are the true seats of learning and develops culture among students. The students, who are really anxious to learn, can develop healthy habits only in the schools. In a school we are taught how to move in society, how to behave with others and how to progress in life. It is a training ground for him. Here he forms new associates, comes in contact with children of different temperaments, ideas, culture and habits. It is here that a student prepares himself for the stage of life. So the right type of school is important for him. There is no specific time or age limit to learn something new. Some new things we can only learn from experience.

Man, through the ages, has undergone many changes from time to time. In the last couple of decades, a variety of serious attempts have been made to improve schools. The 20th century made huge steps in developing computer education in schools and colleges and reached a higher level that made our life much easier. People learn through their entire lives. At this point some people think that children should begin their formal education at a very early age and spend most of their time on school studies. This will help them to succeed in the future.

Education - A Powerful Weapon







The process of receiving or giving systematic knowledge at a school or university is called as education. The word “education” is derived from the Latin “Educatus” which means breeding, bringing up or rearing.

Education existed in the earliest pre-history. During the Early Middle Ages, the monasteries of the Roman Catholic Church were the centres of education and literacy. Education was widespread for elite young men in the 18th century with schools in most regions of our country. The subjects taught included Reading, Writing, Theology, Law, Astronomy, Meta Physics, Ethics, Medical Science and Religion. The current system of education, with its western style and content, was introduced and founded by the British during the British Raj, following recommendations by Lord Macaulay.

Aristotle a famous Greek philosopher said, “The roots of education are bitter, but the fruit is sweet”. Now-a-days education is compulsory to all people in most countries. Due to population growth and compulsory education, UNESCO has calculated that in the next thirty years more people will receive formal education than in all of human history in the past. Systems of formal education involve Pre School, Primary, Secondary, Tertiary and Vocational education. Pre Schools and Primary education are very important in the formative years of the child. Teachers with special skills and training are needed at this time to nurture the children to develop their potentials.

Secondary and Post-Secondary education occurs mainly during the teenage years. The purpose of this education is to give knowledge or to train directly in a profession. Tertiary education is normally undergraduate and post graduate education. Colleges and Universities are the main institutions that provide tertiary education. Vocational education is often referred to as technical education which develops a trainee expertize in a particular group of techniques.

While speaking about education American President Barack Obama rightly said that, “In an economy where knowledge is the most valuable commodity a person and a country have to offer, the best jobs will go to the best educated whether they live in the United States or India or China”. Education broadens our vision and gives us a better understanding of the world around us. A civilized and structured society is formed on the basis of education. Education helps people to think rationally and avoid illusions in life. Education gives scope for technical advancements in fields of science and technology. Educated people have higher self-esteem and respected everywhere. They have better problem solving skills. Education is a means of reducing poverty in the society.

As Nelson Mandela rightly said, “Education is a powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.”

Brigham Young encourages women’s education by saying that, “You educate a man; you educate a man. You educate a woman; you educate a generation.”

It states clearly that education of women build healthier families. Educated women can recognize the importance of healthcare, family and gain confidence in their lives. The knowledge and empowerment of women can bring about a change in a family and in the society. A person becomes perfect with education not only gains for himself but also he serves the nation. So we must realize the importance of education and ensure that each citizen of our nation is educated and helpful to the society.