Washington [US] Before understanding the importance of education, we have to understand education that, Education What is? Many people would think that education means going to school only to study various subjects like politics, history and maths. But this is not the correct definition of education. Education means the process of learning and gaining knowledge about anything in the world. Then whether it is studying to become a doctor or learning to work in a garage.
Education is the fundamental basis of riding our future and life. No one can ever take your education away from you, and it provides stability. The ability to differentiate between good and bad things not only helps in becoming a better person but also helps in getting a good job.
international education day
International Day of Education is celebrated every year on 24 January., which is recognized as a fundamental human right, public good and civic duty. The quality of education varies for children around the world. The day is designed to campaign for better education reforms and improve access to education for all.
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History of International Education Day
On December 3, 2018, the General Assembly of the United Nations voted to declare January 24 as the International Day of Education, with the resolution co-authored by Nigeria and the other 58 member states, and its passage to be fair to all. And there appeared to be unwavering political support for changing policies to ensure high-quality education.
Education enhances one’s self-assurance. With its help, you can move forward both professionally and personally. Access to education can lift many people out of poverty and pave the way for a better future.
International Education Day 2023 Theme
The theme of International Education Day 2023, “To invest in people, prioritize education”.
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According to UNESCO data
As per UNESCO data- 258 million children are not enrolled in school. This is especially true for people living in marginalized communities, areas of high inequality, and underdeveloped countries. Unfortunately, there are many societies today where education is seen as unnecessary.
International Education Day is a day for people to come together and improve access to primary and secondary education for children, as well as improve youth participation in education.
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