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The Importance of Education
What does education mean to you? In Pairs In one sentence, try to explain what education means to you.
The Importance of Education The Making of Malala: UN speech: Malala is an education activist. Campaigning for education for all.
The Importance of Education In Groups 1)Complete one sheet of the “importance of education” worksheet 2)Read the quotes discuss and make notes how they highlight the importance of education 3)Explain what you think they mean
“I don't want revenge on the Taliban, I want education for sons and daughters of the Taliban.” Malala Yousafzai — Schoolgirl and education activist The Importance of Education
Maya Angelou — African-American author, poet, dancer, actress and singer “Always be intolerant of ignorance but understanding of illiteracy. That some people, unable to go to school, are more educated and more intelligent than college professors.” The Importance of Education
“Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.” Nelson Mandela — Revolutionary, politician and philanthropist who served as President of South Africa The Importance of Education
“For every 1% increase in the proportion of women in secondary education, a countries annual per capita income growth rate increased by 0.3%” The World Bank - United Nations international financial institution The Importance of Education
“The power of education to transform lives is universal. When you ask parents what they want for their children -- even in war zones and disaster areas -- they seek the same thing first: education. “ Ban Ki-moon — Eighth and current Secretary- General of the United Nations The Importance of Education
"Seek knowledge even if it is far as China." The Quran — The central religious text of Islam The Importance of Education
“Countries can’t develop if young women are not given the kind of education they need.“ Barack Obama — 44th President of the USA The Importance of Education
“Education is the kindling of a flame, not the filling of a vessel.” Socrates — Greek philosopher and founder of western philosophy The Importance of Education
“ Education breeds confidence. Confidence breeds hope. Hope breeds peace.“ Confucius — Chinese teacher, editor, politician, and philosopher The Importance of Education
“Education is the passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to those who prepare for it today. “ Malcom X — Muslim minister and human rights activist The Importance of Education
“Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.” Mahatma Gandhi — Leader of Indian nationalism The Importance of Education
“The time has come to educate people, to cease all quarrels in the name of religion, culture, countries, political or economic systems. Fighting is useless. Suicide. “ Tenzin Gyatso — 14th Dalai Lama, Buddhist Spiritual Leader The Importance of Education
“How much better to get wisdom than gold! To get understanding is to be chosen rather than silver “ The Bible — A canonical collection of texts sacred in Judaism and Christianity The Importance of Education
“Education is the manifestation of perfection already existing in man.” Swami Vivekananda — Indian Hindu monk The Importance of Education
“Education is a human right with immense power to transform. On its foundation rest the cornerstones of freedom, democracy and human development.” Kofi Annan — Seventh Secretary-General of the United Nations The Importance of Education
“Educate a boy and you educate an individual. Educate a girl and you educate a community” Ancient African Proverb The Importance of Education
“The function of education is to teach one to think intensively and to think critically. “ Martin Luther King JR. — Pastor and Human Rights Activist The Importance of Education
“Let us think of education as the means of developing our greatest abilities, because in each of us there is a private hope and dream which, fulfilled, can be translated into benefit for everyone” John F. Kennedy — 35th President of USA The Importance of Education
In Pairs In 5 words, try to explain what education means to you. Is it different to your first attempt at the beginning of the lesson?