Education may be defined as a process of acquiring knowledge through study or imparting the knowledge by way of instructions or some other practical procedures.
Etymologically, the word education is derived from educare (Latin) “bring up”, which is related to educere “bring out”, “bring forth what is within”, “bring out potential” and educere, “to lead”
Scope of Education
Scope of education means range of view, outlook, field or opportunity of activity, operation and application of education. Education has a wider meaning and application.
1. Educational Philosophy
Philosophy of education covers aims of education, nature of education, importance of education, function of education its very old and essential part of education.
2. Educational Psychology
Main aim of education is the development of child. Psychology helps to understand the child better and development of child with respect of physical, mental, emotional, social adjustment, individual difference, personality, thinking, reasoning, problem solving.
3. Educational Sociology
A child lives in the society so it is important for him to know about the society the nature of society, type of society, interdependence between culture and society.
4. History of Education
It is also important to know background, origin, development, growth and aspect of the subjects. And also education system method of teaching during ancient period, medieval period, British period and modern period.
5. Economics of Education
For the growth of business and market the world class economical education is important for each and important.
6. Method of Teaching
In ancient time the pupil were passive listeners but now they actively participate with the teacher in the process of education. So the skill and proficiency of difference teaching methods needs to be developed.
7. Educational Administration and Supervision
The educational institution and the system has to be supervised and administrated smoothly so that the process of education goes well. Regulation of fund, democratic administration, autonomy, personnel management etc.
8. Problems of Education
This scope of education includes problems of teaching management of education and also suggestion and remedies for it.
9. Population Education
Viewing at the undesirable growth of population, an awareness is created through population education.
10. Environmental Education
Ecological in balances have drown the attentions of intelligence today. So looking at the environmental problems study of environment education has great importance.
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