Early Childhood Education Philosophy
Education, for me, is one of the most significant ways of human transformation to one intellectual level to another. In other words, education helps to shape the personality over which a person possesses and acquires different experiences of life along with a number of learned skills as well. Education is not the way to teach someone how to add, subtract, or multiply, but it is the way to inform and educate others to discover the reality of different facts and figures of life, around which a person lives. From this fact, it becomes clearer that education is the basic need of human personalities to live a sensible and progressive life and to make social and intellectual human personalities as well.
In addition to my personal philosophy of education, Plato has made a great contribution and offered his philosophy of education. According to his philosophy of education, the process of passing on the knowledge from one age group to another is called education. In this regard, he also claimed that “education the initial acquisition of virtue by the child, when the feeling of pleasure and affection, pain and hatred, that well up in his soul are channeled in the right courses before he can understand the reason why…education, then is a matter of correctly disciplined feelings of pleasure and pain” (Cooper,