Understanding views of gandhiji on education

Manmeet (Baweja) Oberoi

In this paper, Gandhi ji’s views about education are discussed. The highligts of his contributions to education are critically evaluated. Gandhiji's model was not only holistic and practical, it was highly decentralized. Views of Gandhiji about meaning of education, medium of instruction, value based education, craft centered education and about teacher are discussed in detail. To tackle the problematic challenge of India is facing today, Mahatma Gandhi’s views can be of great support. In this reference, he has given us his golden words that there is a need of result-oriented education.

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.24327/23956429.ijcmpr20170032