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How To Write A Speech On Education (With Sample Speech)

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“Education is the most powerful weapon that you can use to change the world.” 

These words by Nelson Mandela pretty much sum up the importance of education in the life of human beings. Without education, human beings wouldn’t have arrived at the stage they are right now, and it is unlikely that we will be able to continue our missions to space progressively without education. 

And yet the truth remains that many, many people across the world do not have the right or ability to receive an education. Many of these people might be able to do great things if only they had the means to do so.

In such a scenario, it becomes important to spread awareness about education. Delivering speeches is one of the best ways to do so, as through speeches one can make a more personal connection with the people attending & make it more likely that they will actually do something about it.

However, it’s also true that education is a topic that many, many people have spoken about. In such a scenario, you might find yourself wondering what you can do to make your speech stand apart from all the ones that came before. 

Don’t worry, that’s what we’re here to help you with.

By keeping in mind a few things like finding a unique angle, incorporating stories and props, making sure to include concrete elements, and making your audience go beyond listening to feel something, you can easily deliver an unforgettable speech on education.

Tips To Keep In Mind While Writing A Speech About Education 

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1. Find A Unique Angle 

Education is a topic that people have spoken about time and again. What this means is that if you deliver a speech about education without adding a different point of view to it, then the chances are your audience is going to find your speech bland or boring and not pay attention.

So, find a unique angle for the speech. Draw on your personal experiences and ask yourself: is there anything about this topic that I can see but others can’t?

2. Include Concrete Elements 

Concrete details or elements include things like facts, statistics, etc. 

If you don’t include concrete elements in your speech, then chances are that your speech will become abstract and hard to believe really fast.

So, make sure to back up your arguments with relevant information. 

Wondering how to add facts to your speech without making it drab? Check out our article on 11 Steps To Add Facts To A Speech Without Making It Boring.

3. Use Language & Concepts Familiar To The Audience

Often, speakers have this misconception that the bigger or more difficult words they use, the better or smarter they’re going to sound. This cannot be further from the truth.

While using complicated words or concepts might make you sound smarter, they also increase the chances that you won’t be able to formulate a connection with the audience. 

After all, if they can’t understand what they’re saying, how will they connect with it?

4. Incorporate Storytelling & Props 

Stories are a GREAT way to make your speech more personal and engaging. And props, if used alongside your story, can take it to the next level. 

So, make sure to incorporate appropriate personal stories and props in your speech. Make sure that your prop is relevant to the speech, and not merely an accessory. 

5. Make Them Feel, Not Just Hear 

If you truly want your audience to be impacted by your speech, then you need to make them feel more deeply about it. You need to make them go beyond hearing and actually feel for you and the topic. 

This can be done by sprinkling throughout your speech elements like humor, stories, props, videos, real-life testimonials, interacting with them…

The list goes on. 

What matters is going above and beyond. You want to make your words mean more than their meaning. 

6. Use Humor

Humor is a great way to take any speech to the next level. Like stories, jokes are a great way to form a connection with the audience and make your speech more memorable.

However, one thing to keep in mind here is to make sure that your humor is relevant to the topic at hand. Don’t just add jokes for the sake of adding them: make sure that they relate to your speech in some way.

7. Don’t Have Too Many Points

While it’s important to make sure that your speech covers all aspects that it needs to cover, you don’t have to include too many points in your speech. This will make it difficult for the audience to figure out what, exactly, is the central theme or main message that you want them to take away.

You can have one or two key takeaways and divide those main points into multiple individual points. This will allow for better structure of your speech, whilst also making it easier to view it from multiple angles.

Ways To Begin Your Speech On Education 

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1. Open With A Story 

This is a tried and tested way to open your speech. As mentioned before, it’s imperative you incorporate stories into your speech if you wish to make a personal connection with the audience and make them feel for your speech.

And what better place to add a story than right at the opening of your speech? 

For example:  My parents spent their entire savings on my brother’s education, but for me, they wouldn’t even spare a…

For more ideas on how to incorporate stories in your speech, check out our article on 9 Storytelling Approaches For Your Next Speech Or Presentation.

2. Make Them Go ‘A-Ha’ 

Another awesome way to open your speech is by surprising your audience. This will awaken them, and snap their attention to where it needs to be: on you. 

This adds doubly to your credit if your speech is on a seemingly monotonous topic like education where the audience enters with certain expectations about the speech already in place. 

There are many ways to do this. Stories with a twist are one. Another would be incorporating a joke. Yet another way would be to pull out a prop. Or you could even say a surprising statement that seems to go against the topic when you first hear it.

For example:  I don’t think education is important. Unless…

3. Common-Ground Open 

A common ground opening is imperative if there is a gap between you and your audience. If, for example, you’re an aged professor from a reputed university and the audience is teenagers from a local high school, then there are going to be gaps in how you and the audience perceive the world. 

You can bridge this gap in a couple of ways. One would be making a personal connection or making them see that you are similar in certain aspects. This can be done by using humor, incorporating stories, or even making a pop culture reference. You can also open with a shared goal or interest. 

For example:  When I was in high school, all I wanted to do was get out of it.

4. Open With A Show Of Hands 

Another great way to open your speech is by asking questions–particularly show of hands questions. 

This works in two ways: asking the question piques your audience’s attention and gets their thoughts rolling. On the other hand, show-of-hands provides them with a chance to move their body, which aids in making them more aware of their surroundings i.e you. 

For example:  How many of you wish you could get out of this classroom right now?

5. Open With An Image Or Prop 

Images tell stories. And stories, as mentioned above, are one of the best ways to open your speech. 

You can open your speech by showing the audience an image of something and then asking them a question about it or presenting a startling fact about it. Alternatively, you could also open your speech by employing a relevant prop. 

For example:  Start off with an image of a refugee in a school.

Need more inspiration for how to open your speech? Check out our article on 10 Of The Best Things To Say In Opening Remarks.

Sample Speech On Education

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Title: The Missing Ramp

On a school field trip in grade 3, I met my long lost twin. Or so I thought, anyway. The boy I met wasn’t actually my twin by blood. But he was my exact replica in every other aspect: from the color of our hair and eyes to the kind of jokes we liked to make and the cartoons we loved to watch and the fact that we both felt a little out of place in the big strange world. We were similar in more aspects than we could count, more than I can remember now. However, we were significantly different in one important aspect: While I was a ten year old, happy-go-lucky kid that hated going to school, he was a ten year old, happy go-lucky kid for whom school was a distant dream. You see, Andrew–the boy I thought was my twin–had a locomotor disability. He had to use a weelchair to be able to move around. However, there was only one school in our little town, and the school had no ramps or elevators, making it impossible for him to navigate by himself the five floors that it comprised. Not only this, but there were no washrooms available for him, either. His mother could not afford to lose her job in town, not with the already soaring cost of his treatement. Her meagre salary meant that a private tutor was out of question. Besides, she thought, what was the point of uprooting her entire life to move to another town or city when–according to her–there was no point in educating her child when he could not do anything with it? And so, despite the fact that he was perfectly capable of learning at par with the rest of us, Andrew never got an education. Imagine that. Imagine being unable to go to school when all the other kids around you are doing so because the school does not have a ramp. It sounds absurd, right? However strange or unreal it may sound, it’s the reality of the lives of many, many children with disabilities. It’s not that they’re unwilling to learn or their parents are unwilling to send them to school. It’s the lack of facilities–many of which the rest of us take for granted–which make it impossible for them to attend school. And even when the facilities are available. Even then, many, many children with disabilites are unable to achieve the education that is their basic right. An estimated one in three out-of-school children have a disability. There are between 93 million and 150 million children with disabilities worldwide. And yet, WHO estimates that in many, many countries across the world, having a disability more than doubles the chances of a child never attending school. While accessibility remains the key factor that inhibits children with disabilities from attending school, there are many, many other factors that come into play. Inflexible teacher training & support is another factor that comes into play. As does inflexible curriculum and poor structure and plan. However, another key factor that prevents children with disabilites from attending school has less to do with the physical elements of education, and more with the mindset and mentality of other people. That is, it has to do with the attitude of children and teachers in school towards children with disabilites. Often, children with disabilites are scorned and made fun of by their peers. And this is not limited to students alone. The teachers, too, might share a callous attitiude and be inflexible in their approach. I had a teacher in my school who refused to change her ‘ alphabetical seating plan’ to allow a deaf girl sit in the first bench so that she could lip-read her instructions. What this means is that many times, the children themseleves might not be willing to go to school from the fear of how their peers and teachers might react to or treat them. While delivering speeches about making education accessible to all or how it is the fundamental right of every person, we tend to make grand statements and all the big steps that we need to–or should–take in order to actually make education more accessible to people. And yet, while making all those grandoise proclamations, we often overlook the little steps that each and every single one of us needs to take. In seeing the ‘big picture’, we ignore the all the little snapshots that go into making it. And yet, it is this little things that make the most difference. A missing ramp–that’s all it took to make a child miss out on his dream of going to school. I don’t think any words sum up my words better than something Annie Campbell said: “We can teach our children to flap their wings, but conditions have to be just right for them to fly.” Our children are ready to take the leap and fly. Now it is upon us to determine what the sky will be like: full or rain or brimming with sunshine.

Different Angles To Cover Your Speech From

There are many different angles to cover your speech from. Some of them have been mentioned below.

  • Accessibility Of Education
  • The Digital Divide
  • Peer Pressure
  • Online Education vs. Offline Education
  • Education Of Girl Child
  • Education Schemes
  • Mental Health Of Students
  • Effectiveness Of Curriculum
  • Classroom Learning vs. Real Life Experiences
  • Teaching Strategies
  • Education For People With Disabilities
  • Bullying In Schools
  • Importance Of Physical Education For Students
  • Vocational Studies & Their Importance
  • Rising Cost Of Education
  • Privatization Of Education
  • Factors Affecting Student Performance
  • Importance Of Arts & Language Education
  • Importance Of Field Trips
  • Technology In The Classroom
  • Importance Of Public Speaking For Students
  • Different Learning Styles
  • Impact Of Social Media On Learning

Sample Speech Topics On Education

Here are some examples of topics for your speech on education.

1 What affects the performance of kids in school? 2. Significance of compulsory attendance 3. Homeschooling: Benefits and drawbacks 4. How is literacy different from education? 5. What does the future of the education industry look like? 6. How does Switzerland have the best education system? 7. How to ace college application essays? 8. Guide to optimize daily planner: Your guiding light to lead a productive life 9. Use the power of storytelling to make history lessons ‘fun’ 10. How to unlock the potential of your subconscious mind to memorize things better? 11. Beating distractions: How to make the most of online classes? 12. Sleep deprivation is not ‘cool’: How to improve your grades through proper sleep? 13. A Step-by-Step Guide to writing a stellar research paper 14. Why periodic assessment of teachers is necessary 15. The need for psychologists and therapists in school 16. Why positive peer pressure can be a game-changer 17. Why sports should be a graded component in schools 18. The need for adequate sleep 19. Why application-based learning is necessary 20. Shorter school days for the win 21. Why recreational reading is also important 22. The need for sex education in school

To conclude, while writing a speech on education, you need to make sure that your speech isn’t bland or overused. By keeping in mind a few things like finding a unique angle, incorporating stories and props, making sure to include concrete elements, and making your audience go beyond listening to feel something, you can easily deliver an unforgettable speech on education.

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Importance of Education Speech

Speech on the importance of education.

Education is an essential component of all human lives . Education and knowledge are not only necessary for personal development, but they are also necessary for economic development. Education develops a person's thinking and equips them with the skills to think, act, and grow in life. Education also empowers people and enables them to become more efficient in all aspects of life and work.

Importance of Education Speech

10 Lines Speech on Importance of Education

Education gives people the ability to think critically and form opinions on a variety of issues.

Education also allows us to learn about our history, roots, culture, and history.

Everyone in society should understand the importance and value of education in their lives.

Education is a necessary part of life, growth, and development.

Without education, a country's development and excellence are unlikely.

Education gives you the ability to learn and apply what you've learned.

Individuals' personalities are shaped by education, which plays an essential role in character development.

Youth, more than any other group in society, should have the right to an education.

A country can ensure its future development and progress by educating its youth.

Education is critical for a developing country like India.

Short Speech on Importance of Education

Every person is born with the ability to think and make decisions. Education is the means by which they learn how to put their talents to use. As a result, in order for India to develop and grow, the Indian youth must have adequate resources to learn and educate themselves. Education promotes creative and critical thinking. With proper education, India's youth can usher in a new wave of thought and practice into the country. This will help the country grow and develop further, eventually becoming one of the world's largest think tanks.

On a global scale, India accounts for approximately 37% of the total illiterate population. Closer to home, 26% of Indians lack access to education and guidance. The Central Government, in collaboration with various state governments, has developed a number of policies to educate the people of the country. All of those attempts, however, have largely been futile.

The solution to making this country thrive and progress is to make education accessible for all. Due to a lack of funds and opportunities, more than half of the people in our country do not receive an education. Only a select few are capable of obtaining a proper education and putting it to good use. Therefore, education is important. It broadens people's perspectives and helps them understand, develop, and grow.

Long Speech on Importance of Education

Education plays a crucial part in terms of a person's development. The first thing that comes to mind when we think of education is learning new things. Education is a valuable resource that provides people with information, skill sets, strategies, and knowledge so they may comprehend their responsibilities to their families, societies, and countries. It improves the perception of the world and field of vision.

In addition to this, it has been the most crucial factor in the development of the country. Without education, one cannot explore novel concepts. It means that the world would not be evolving since innovation requires ideas, and a nation would not be able to develop without creativity.

There are specific ways one can tell students and young kids about the value that education carries. You must concentrate on being their source of inspiration if you want your children to learn anything crucial like education since we all know youngsters tend to follow everything that is going on around them.

Benefits of Education

Numerous approaches exist for education to empower people. By enabling a person to obtain employment and take care of all the family's essential needs, it aids in the eradication of poverty. An educated individual has a lower chance of being duped and to participate in social injustices. As a result, they become less likely to commit fraud and other crimes. A country's trade and commerce are ultimately boosted by an increase in its educated population.

Because they comprehend the significance of law and order, the citizens have a deeper grasp of law and order, increasing their likelihood of upholding the law. Education aids in eradicating a number of social problems, including the dowry system and child marriage, and it also empowers women by promoting their independence.

Women who are educated are better able to advocate for themselves and express their thoughts. A solid education improves a person's communication abilities and allows them to express themselves more skillfully. As knowledgeable people, we are viewed as a vital resource for our society. Education enables us to pass along important morals, polite behaviour, and moral principles to others.

It also encourages the feeling that one is having a better life in addition to being beneficial on a physical, mental, and social basis. Our future is created by constructive education. As a result, an individual can improve his/her mental, physical, and spiritual state. It gives us information regarding many other domains, which boosts our self-assurance.

According to studies, those who are educated are more likely to live longer and be healthier. A solid foundation is created for the children by investing in various types of learning when they are still young, as they'd be having a good foundation. A quality education aims to achieve new things for the well being of the entire society.

Education not only allows us to learn about history, physics, arithmetic, geography, and other topics, but it also helps us in handling difficult situations in life . Education is, therefore, crucial for a brighter future. In addition to acquiring academic information, education includes acquiring knowledge that will enable you to improve as a person and become a person who can defend society against all social evils.

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Bio Medical Engineer

The field of biomedical engineering opens up a universe of expert chances. An Individual in the biomedical engineering career path work in the field of engineering as well as medicine, in order to find out solutions to common problems of the two fields. The biomedical engineering job opportunities are to collaborate with doctors and researchers to develop medical systems, equipment, or devices that can solve clinical problems. Here we will be discussing jobs after biomedical engineering, how to get a job in biomedical engineering, biomedical engineering scope, and salary. 

Data Administrator

Database professionals use software to store and organise data such as financial information, and customer shipping records. Individuals who opt for a career as data administrators ensure that data is available for users and secured from unauthorised sales. DB administrators may work in various types of industries. It may involve computer systems design, service firms, insurance companies, banks and hospitals.

Ethical Hacker

A career as ethical hacker involves various challenges and provides lucrative opportunities in the digital era where every giant business and startup owns its cyberspace on the world wide web. Individuals in the ethical hacker career path try to find the vulnerabilities in the cyber system to get its authority. If he or she succeeds in it then he or she gets its illegal authority. Individuals in the ethical hacker career path then steal information or delete the file that could affect the business, functioning, or services of the organization.

Data Analyst

The invention of the database has given fresh breath to the people involved in the data analytics career path. Analysis refers to splitting up a whole into its individual components for individual analysis. Data analysis is a method through which raw data are processed and transformed into information that would be beneficial for user strategic thinking.

Data are collected and examined to respond to questions, evaluate hypotheses or contradict theories. It is a tool for analyzing, transforming, modeling, and arranging data with useful knowledge, to assist in decision-making and methods, encompassing various strategies, and is used in different fields of business, research, and social science.

Geothermal Engineer

Individuals who opt for a career as geothermal engineers are the professionals involved in the processing of geothermal energy. The responsibilities of geothermal engineers may vary depending on the workplace location. Those who work in fields design facilities to process and distribute geothermal energy. They oversee the functioning of machinery used in the field.

Remote Sensing Technician

Individuals who opt for a career as a remote sensing technician possess unique personalities. Remote sensing analysts seem to be rational human beings, they are strong, independent, persistent, sincere, realistic and resourceful. Some of them are analytical as well, which means they are intelligent, introspective and inquisitive. 

Remote sensing scientists use remote sensing technology to support scientists in fields such as community planning, flight planning or the management of natural resources. Analysing data collected from aircraft, satellites or ground-based platforms using statistical analysis software, image analysis software or Geographic Information Systems (GIS) is a significant part of their work. Do you want to learn how to become remote sensing technician? There's no need to be concerned; we've devised a simple remote sensing technician career path for you. Scroll through the pages and read.

Geotechnical engineer

The role of geotechnical engineer starts with reviewing the projects needed to define the required material properties. The work responsibilities are followed by a site investigation of rock, soil, fault distribution and bedrock properties on and below an area of interest. The investigation is aimed to improve the ground engineering design and determine their engineering properties that include how they will interact with, on or in a proposed construction. 

The role of geotechnical engineer in mining includes designing and determining the type of foundations, earthworks, and or pavement subgrades required for the intended man-made structures to be made. Geotechnical engineering jobs are involved in earthen and concrete dam construction projects, working under a range of normal and extreme loading conditions. 


How fascinating it is to represent the whole world on just a piece of paper or a sphere. With the help of maps, we are able to represent the real world on a much smaller scale. Individuals who opt for a career as a cartographer are those who make maps. But, cartography is not just limited to maps, it is about a mixture of art , science , and technology. As a cartographer, not only you will create maps but use various geodetic surveys and remote sensing systems to measure, analyse, and create different maps for political, cultural or educational purposes.

Budget Analyst

Budget analysis, in a nutshell, entails thoroughly analyzing the details of a financial budget. The budget analysis aims to better understand and manage revenue. Budget analysts assist in the achievement of financial targets, the preservation of profitability, and the pursuit of long-term growth for a business. Budget analysts generally have a bachelor's degree in accounting, finance, economics, or a closely related field. Knowledge of Financial Management is of prime importance in this career.

Product Manager

A Product Manager is a professional responsible for product planning and marketing. He or she manages the product throughout the Product Life Cycle, gathering and prioritising the product. A product manager job description includes defining the product vision and working closely with team members of other departments to deliver winning products.  

Investment Banker

An Investment Banking career involves the invention and generation of capital for other organizations, governments, and other entities. Individuals who opt for a career as Investment Bankers are the head of a team dedicated to raising capital by issuing bonds. Investment bankers are termed as the experts who have their fingers on the pulse of the current financial and investing climate. Students can pursue various Investment Banker courses, such as Banking and Insurance , and  Economics to opt for an Investment Banking career path.


An underwriter is a person who assesses and evaluates the risk of insurance in his or her field like mortgage, loan, health policy, investment, and so on and so forth. The underwriter career path does involve risks as analysing the risks means finding out if there is a way for the insurance underwriter jobs to recover the money from its clients. If the risk turns out to be too much for the company then in the future it is an underwriter who will be held accountable for it. Therefore, one must carry out his or her job with a lot of attention and diligence.

Finance Executive

Operations manager.

Individuals in the operations manager jobs are responsible for ensuring the efficiency of each department to acquire its optimal goal. They plan the use of resources and distribution of materials. The operations manager's job description includes managing budgets, negotiating contracts, and performing administrative tasks.

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Welding engineer.

Welding Engineer Job Description: A Welding Engineer work involves managing welding projects and supervising welding teams. He or she is responsible for reviewing welding procedures, processes and documentation. A career as Welding Engineer involves conducting failure analyses and causes on welding issues. 

Transportation Planner

A career as Transportation Planner requires technical application of science and technology in engineering, particularly the concepts, equipment and technologies involved in the production of products and services. In fields like land use, infrastructure review, ecological standards and street design, he or she considers issues of health, environment and performance. A Transportation Planner assigns resources for implementing and designing programmes. He or she is responsible for assessing needs, preparing plans and forecasts and compliance with regulations.

An expert in plumbing is aware of building regulations and safety standards and works to make sure these standards are upheld. Testing pipes for leakage using air pressure and other gauges, and also the ability to construct new pipe systems by cutting, fitting, measuring and threading pipes are some of the other more involved aspects of plumbing. Individuals in the plumber career path are self-employed or work for a small business employing less than ten people, though some might find working for larger entities or the government more desirable.

Construction Manager

Individuals who opt for a career as construction managers have a senior-level management role offered in construction firms. Responsibilities in the construction management career path are assigning tasks to workers, inspecting their work, and coordinating with other professionals including architects, subcontractors, and building services engineers.

Urban Planner

Urban Planning careers revolve around the idea of developing a plan to use the land optimally, without affecting the environment. Urban planning jobs are offered to those candidates who are skilled in making the right use of land to distribute the growing population, to create various communities. 

Urban planning careers come with the opportunity to make changes to the existing cities and towns. They identify various community needs and make short and long-term plans accordingly.

Highway Engineer

Highway Engineer Job Description:  A Highway Engineer is a civil engineer who specialises in planning and building thousands of miles of roads that support connectivity and allow transportation across the country. He or she ensures that traffic management schemes are effectively planned concerning economic sustainability and successful implementation.

Environmental Engineer

Individuals who opt for a career as an environmental engineer are construction professionals who utilise the skills and knowledge of biology, soil science, chemistry and the concept of engineering to design and develop projects that serve as solutions to various environmental problems. 

Naval Architect

A Naval Architect is a professional who designs, produces and repairs safe and sea-worthy surfaces or underwater structures. A Naval Architect stays involved in creating and designing ships, ferries, submarines and yachts with implementation of various principles such as gravity, ideal hull form, buoyancy and stability. 

Orthotist and Prosthetist

Orthotists and Prosthetists are professionals who provide aid to patients with disabilities. They fix them to artificial limbs (prosthetics) and help them to regain stability. There are times when people lose their limbs in an accident. In some other occasions, they are born without a limb or orthopaedic impairment. Orthotists and prosthetists play a crucial role in their lives with fixing them to assistive devices and provide mobility.

Veterinary Doctor


A career in pathology in India is filled with several responsibilities as it is a medical branch and affects human lives. The demand for pathologists has been increasing over the past few years as people are getting more aware of different diseases. Not only that, but an increase in population and lifestyle changes have also contributed to the increase in a pathologist’s demand. The pathology careers provide an extremely huge number of opportunities and if you want to be a part of the medical field you can consider being a pathologist. If you want to know more about a career in pathology in India then continue reading this article.

Speech Therapist


Gynaecology can be defined as the study of the female body. The job outlook for gynaecology is excellent since there is evergreen demand for one because of their responsibility of dealing with not only women’s health but also fertility and pregnancy issues. Although most women prefer to have a women obstetrician gynaecologist as their doctor, men also explore a career as a gynaecologist and there are ample amounts of male doctors in the field who are gynaecologists and aid women during delivery and childbirth. 

An oncologist is a specialised doctor responsible for providing medical care to patients diagnosed with cancer. He or she uses several therapies to control the cancer and its effect on the human body such as chemotherapy, immunotherapy, radiation therapy and biopsy. An oncologist designs a treatment plan based on a pathology report after diagnosing the type of cancer and where it is spreading inside the body.


The audiologist career involves audiology professionals who are responsible to treat hearing loss and proactively preventing the relevant damage. Individuals who opt for a career as an audiologist use various testing strategies with the aim to determine if someone has a normal sensitivity to sounds or not. After the identification of hearing loss, a hearing doctor is required to determine which sections of the hearing are affected, to what extent they are affected, and where the wound causing the hearing loss is found. As soon as the hearing loss is identified, the patients are provided with recommendations for interventions and rehabilitation such as hearing aids, cochlear implants, and appropriate medical referrals. While audiology is a branch of science that studies and researches hearing, balance, and related disorders.

Hospital Administrator

The hospital Administrator is in charge of organising and supervising the daily operations of medical services and facilities. This organising includes managing of organisation’s staff and its members in service, budgets, service reports, departmental reporting and taking reminders of patient care and services.

For an individual who opts for a career as an actor, the primary responsibility is to completely speak to the character he or she is playing and to persuade the crowd that the character is genuine by connecting with them and bringing them into the story. This applies to significant roles and littler parts, as all roles join to make an effective creation. Here in this article, we will discuss how to become an actor in India, actor exams, actor salary in India, and actor jobs. 

Individuals who opt for a career as acrobats create and direct original routines for themselves, in addition to developing interpretations of existing routines. The work of circus acrobats can be seen in a variety of performance settings, including circus, reality shows, sports events like the Olympics, movies and commercials. Individuals who opt for a career as acrobats must be prepared to face rejections and intermittent periods of work. The creativity of acrobats may extend to other aspects of the performance. For example, acrobats in the circus may work with gym trainers, celebrities or collaborate with other professionals to enhance such performance elements as costume and or maybe at the teaching end of the career.

Video Game Designer

Career as a video game designer is filled with excitement as well as responsibilities. A video game designer is someone who is involved in the process of creating a game from day one. He or she is responsible for fulfilling duties like designing the character of the game, the several levels involved, plot, art and similar other elements. Individuals who opt for a career as a video game designer may also write the codes for the game using different programming languages.

Depending on the video game designer job description and experience they may also have to lead a team and do the early testing of the game in order to suggest changes and find loopholes.

Radio Jockey

Radio Jockey is an exciting, promising career and a great challenge for music lovers. If you are really interested in a career as radio jockey, then it is very important for an RJ to have an automatic, fun, and friendly personality. If you want to get a job done in this field, a strong command of the language and a good voice are always good things. Apart from this, in order to be a good radio jockey, you will also listen to good radio jockeys so that you can understand their style and later make your own by practicing.

A career as radio jockey has a lot to offer to deserving candidates. If you want to know more about a career as radio jockey, and how to become a radio jockey then continue reading the article.


The word “choreography" actually comes from Greek words that mean “dance writing." Individuals who opt for a career as a choreographer create and direct original dances, in addition to developing interpretations of existing dances. A Choreographer dances and utilises his or her creativity in other aspects of dance performance. For example, he or she may work with the music director to select music or collaborate with other famous choreographers to enhance such performance elements as lighting, costume and set design.


Multimedia specialist.

A multimedia specialist is a media professional who creates, audio, videos, graphic image files, computer animations for multimedia applications. He or she is responsible for planning, producing, and maintaining websites and applications. 

Social Media Manager

A career as social media manager involves implementing the company’s or brand’s marketing plan across all social media channels. Social media managers help in building or improving a brand’s or a company’s website traffic, build brand awareness, create and implement marketing and brand strategy. Social media managers are key to important social communication as well.

Copy Writer

In a career as a copywriter, one has to consult with the client and understand the brief well. A career as a copywriter has a lot to offer to deserving candidates. Several new mediums of advertising are opening therefore making it a lucrative career choice. Students can pursue various copywriter courses such as Journalism , Advertising , Marketing Management . Here, we have discussed how to become a freelance copywriter, copywriter career path, how to become a copywriter in India, and copywriting career outlook. 

Careers in journalism are filled with excitement as well as responsibilities. One cannot afford to miss out on the details. As it is the small details that provide insights into a story. Depending on those insights a journalist goes about writing a news article. A journalism career can be stressful at times but if you are someone who is passionate about it then it is the right choice for you. If you want to know more about the media field and journalist career then continue reading this article.

For publishing books, newspapers, magazines and digital material, editorial and commercial strategies are set by publishers. Individuals in publishing career paths make choices about the markets their businesses will reach and the type of content that their audience will be served. Individuals in book publisher careers collaborate with editorial staff, designers, authors, and freelance contributors who develop and manage the creation of content.

In a career as a vlogger, one generally works for himself or herself. However, once an individual has gained viewership there are several brands and companies that approach them for paid collaboration. It is one of those fields where an individual can earn well while following his or her passion. 

Ever since internet costs got reduced the viewership for these types of content has increased on a large scale. Therefore, a career as a vlogger has a lot to offer. If you want to know more about the Vlogger eligibility, roles and responsibilities then continue reading the article. 

Individuals in the editor career path is an unsung hero of the news industry who polishes the language of the news stories provided by stringers, reporters, copywriters and content writers and also news agencies. Individuals who opt for a career as an editor make it more persuasive, concise and clear for readers. In this article, we will discuss the details of the editor's career path such as how to become an editor in India, editor salary in India and editor skills and qualities.

Linguistic meaning is related to language or Linguistics which is the study of languages. A career as a linguistic meaning, a profession that is based on the scientific study of language, and it's a very broad field with many specialities. Famous linguists work in academia, researching and teaching different areas of language, such as phonetics (sounds), syntax (word order) and semantics (meaning). 

Other researchers focus on specialities like computational linguistics, which seeks to better match human and computer language capacities, or applied linguistics, which is concerned with improving language education. Still, others work as language experts for the government, advertising companies, dictionary publishers and various other private enterprises. Some might work from home as freelance linguists. Philologist, phonologist, and dialectician are some of Linguist synonym. Linguists can study French , German , Italian . 

Public Relation Executive

Travel journalist.

The career of a travel journalist is full of passion, excitement and responsibility. Journalism as a career could be challenging at times, but if you're someone who has been genuinely enthusiastic about all this, then it is the best decision for you. Travel journalism jobs are all about insightful, artfully written, informative narratives designed to cover the travel industry. Travel Journalist is someone who explores, gathers and presents information as a news article.

Quality Controller

A quality controller plays a crucial role in an organisation. He or she is responsible for performing quality checks on manufactured products. He or she identifies the defects in a product and rejects the product. 

A quality controller records detailed information about products with defects and sends it to the supervisor or plant manager to take necessary actions to improve the production process.

Production Manager


A QA Lead is in charge of the QA Team. The role of QA Lead comes with the responsibility of assessing services and products in order to determine that he or she meets the quality standards. He or she develops, implements and manages test plans. 

Metallurgical Engineer

A metallurgical engineer is a professional who studies and produces materials that bring power to our world. He or she extracts metals from ores and rocks and transforms them into alloys, high-purity metals and other materials used in developing infrastructure, transportation and healthcare equipment. 

Azure Administrator

An Azure Administrator is a professional responsible for implementing, monitoring, and maintaining Azure Solutions. He or she manages cloud infrastructure service instances and various cloud servers as well as sets up public and private cloud systems. 

AWS Solution Architect

An AWS Solution Architect is someone who specializes in developing and implementing cloud computing systems. He or she has a good understanding of the various aspects of cloud computing and can confidently deploy and manage their systems. He or she troubleshoots the issues and evaluates the risk from the third party. 

Computer Programmer

Careers in computer programming primarily refer to the systematic act of writing code and moreover include wider computer science areas. The word 'programmer' or 'coder' has entered into practice with the growing number of newly self-taught tech enthusiasts. Computer programming careers involve the use of designs created by software developers and engineers and transforming them into commands that can be implemented by computers. These commands result in regular usage of social media sites, word-processing applications and browsers.

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Information security manager.

Individuals in the information security manager career path involves in overseeing and controlling all aspects of computer security. The IT security manager job description includes planning and carrying out security measures to protect the business data and information from corruption, theft, unauthorised access, and deliberate attack 

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Importance of Education in Our Life:- Essay- Education is a tool with which one can conquer the world without harming anyone.

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Importance of Education

Importance of Education: Education is a tool with which one can conquer the world without harming anyone. The mental strength of a human Being is what makes it the strongest species in the entire Universe. By the mere use of our brains, we humans have evolved from living in dense forests to living a comfortable civilized life in merely about 5000 years.

Why education is Important- (Education importance)

Education is of paramount importance in society, as it plays a vital role in individual growth, societal progress, and economic development. Here are some key reasons why education is crucial:

  • Personal Development: Education provides individuals with knowledge, skills, and abilities that enable personal growth and development. It equips them with the necessary tools to understand the world around them, think critically, and make informed decisions. Education fosters intellectual curiosity, promotes lifelong learning, and enhances self-confidence.
  • Empowerment: Education is a powerful tool for empowerment, especially for marginalized individuals and communities. It helps break the cycle of poverty by offering opportunities for socio-economic mobility. Education empowers individuals to improve their lives, make positive choices, and participate actively in society.
  • Economic Growth: Education is a catalyst for economic development. It equips individuals with the skills needed to participate in the workforce and contribute to the economy. Well-educated individuals are more likely to secure higher-paying jobs, experience lower unemployment rates, and have better career prospects. Moreover, a skilled workforce enhances productivity and innovation, driving economic growth and competitiveness.
  • Social Cohesion: Education fosters social cohesion by promoting understanding, tolerance, and respect among individuals from diverse backgrounds. It cultivates values such as empathy, inclusivity, and cultural appreciation, contributing to a harmonious and inclusive society. Education also plays a crucial role in promoting democratic values, active citizenship, and social justice.
  • Health and Well-being: Education is closely linked to improved health outcomes and overall well-being. Educated individuals are more likely to adopt healthier lifestyles, make informed decisions about their well-being, and access healthcare services. Education also raises awareness about public health issues, preventive measures, and healthy behaviors, leading to healthier communities.
  • Scientific and Technological Advancement: Education fuels scientific and technological progress by developing a skilled workforce in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) fields. Advances in these areas have far-reaching implications for various sectors, including healthcare, communications, agriculture, and environmental sustainability. Education equips individuals with the knowledge and skills to drive innovation, tackle complex challenges, and find solutions to global issues.
  • Cultural Preservation and Appreciation: Education preserves and promotes cultural heritage by imparting knowledge about traditions, languages, art, and history. It fosters cultural appreciation and understanding among individuals, promoting social cohesion and intercultural dialogue. Education also helps preserve indigenous knowledge and traditions, ensuring their continuity for future generations.
  • Sustainable Development: Education is crucial for achieving sustainable development goals. It promotes environmental awareness, sustainable practices, and responsible citizenship. Education equips individuals with the knowledge and skills to address environmental challenges, promote conservation, and create sustainable societies.

Education is essential for personal growth, societal progress, economic development, and the overall well-being of individuals and communities. It empowers individuals, fosters social cohesion, drives economic growth, and paves the way for a brighter and more sustainable future.

Importance of Education in Life Speech

Learning, or the acquisition of knowledge, skills, values, morals, beliefs, habits, and personal development, is facilitated by education. Education began as a means of passing along cultural knowledge from one generation to the next. Today’s educational objectives increasingly include new concepts such as learner liberation, critical thinking about offered material, modern-day skills, empathy, and complicated vocational skills. Formal education takes place at educational and training facilities, is usually supervised by a teacher, and is normally structured by curricular goals and objectives. Formal education is compulsory in most regions until a specific age, and is usually separated into educational stages such as kindergarten, primary school, and secondary school. Nonformal learning can be used in conjunction with or instead of formal education. It is frequently held in community-based, workplace-based, or civil society-based settings, and is arranged according to educational arrangements, but in a more flexible manner. Finally, informal settings occur in everyday life, in the family, and any event that has a formative effect on the way one thinks, feels, or behaves, whether unintended or purposeful, may be deemed educational.

In practise, there is a continuum between highly structured and very informalized learning, and informal learning can take place in any of the three settings. Homeschooling, for example, might be defined as either nonformal or informal, depending on the structure. Teaching, training, storytelling, conversation, and guided study are all examples of educational methods that can be used in any situation. The term pedagogy refers to the teaching methodology.

Importance of Education Essay 200 Words

Education policies and implementation were constitutionally defined by each of India’s constituent states until 1976. Education became a ‘concurrent subject’ after the 42nd amendment to the constitution was ratified in 1976. Since then, the federal and state governments have shared official responsibilities for education funding and administration. In 2005-6, the government managed 83.13 percent of elementary schools (Grades 1-8) and 16.86 percent of schools were under private management. According to the 2011 Census, approximately 73 percent of the population was literate, with males accounting for 81 percent and females accounting for 65 percent. Literacy was 77.7% in 2017–18, with 84.7 percent for males and 70.3 percent for females, according to the National Statistical Commission. The World Bank has invested nearly $2 billion in India’s education since 2000. There are more than 900 universities and 40,000 colleges in India. A large percentage of seats in India’s higher education system are reserved for historically disadvantaged Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes, and Other Backward Classes under affirmative action rules. Reservations for these disadvantaged groups are allowed in universities, colleges, and similar institutions affiliated with the federal government up to 50%, but this varies by state. In 2014, Maharashtra had the largest rate of reservations in India, at 73 percent.

A wide range of philosophies, theories, and empirical research agendas underpin education. There are movements for educational reforms, such as enhancing the quality and efficiency of education to make it more relevant to students’ lives and efficient problem solving in today’s or tomorrow’s society, or for evidence-based education techniques. Some states and the United Nations have acknowledged the right to education. Global activities are aimed at accomplishing Sustainable Development Goal 4, which calls for universal access to high-quality education. The goal of altering public education is known as education reform. Debates over whether content or experiences result in an educated individual or an educated community have affected the meaning and practises of education. Reform intentions in the past have not always reflected present societal requirements. The assumption that large-scale, systematic changes in educational standards will result in social benefits in citizens’ health, prosperity, and well-being is a recurring theme of reform.

Although educational reform has occurred on a local level throughout history, the current concept of education reform is linked to the widespread adoption of compulsory education. The necessity of ensuring that all children and adults have access to free, high-quality, effective education has grown as a result of economic expansion and the spread of democracy. Modern education changes are becoming increasingly motivated by a growing understanding of what works in education and how to improve teaching and learning in schools. In other circumstances, however, the reformers’ goals of high-quality education have been misinterpreted as high-intensity education, with a narrow focus on teaching isolated, test-friendly subskills fast, regardless of long-term consequences, developmental appropriateness, or broader educational goals.

Importance of Education in our Life PDF

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Importance of Education Speech in Hindi

शिक्षा का महत्व: शिक्षा एक ऐसा उपकरण है जिससे कोई भी व्यक्ति बिना किसी को नुकसान पहुंचाए दुनिया को जीत सकता है। मनुष्य की मानसिक शक्ति ही उसे पूरे ब्रह्मांड में सबसे मजबूत प्रजाति बनाती है। अपने दिमाग के इस्तेमाल से ही हम इंसान घने जंगलों में रहने से लगभग 5000 वर्षों में एक आरामदायक सभ्य जीवन जीने के लिए विकसित हुए हैं।

सीखना, या ज्ञान, कौशल, मूल्य, नैतिकता, विश्वास, आदतें और व्यक्तिगत विकास का अधिग्रहण, शिक्षा द्वारा सुगम है। शिक्षा का प्रारम्भ सांस्कृतिक ज्ञान को एक पीढ़ी से दूसरी पीढ़ी तक पहुँचाने के साधन के रूप में हुआ। आज के शैक्षिक उद्देश्यों में तेजी से नई अवधारणाएं शामिल हैं जैसे कि शिक्षार्थी मुक्ति, प्रस्तावित सामग्री के बारे में महत्वपूर्ण सोच, आधुनिक कौशल, सहानुभूति और जटिल व्यावसायिक कौशल। औपचारिक शिक्षा शैक्षिक और प्रशिक्षण सुविधाओं में होती है, आमतौर पर एक शिक्षक द्वारा पर्यवेक्षण किया जाता है, और आमतौर पर पाठ्यचर्या के लक्ष्यों और उद्देश्यों द्वारा संरचित किया जाता है। औपचारिक शिक्षा अधिकांश क्षेत्रों में एक विशिष्ट आयु तक अनिवार्य है, और आमतौर पर इसे किंडरगार्टन, प्राथमिक विद्यालय और माध्यमिक विद्यालय जैसे शैक्षिक चरणों में विभाजित किया जाता है। अनौपचारिक शिक्षा का उपयोग औपचारिक शिक्षा के साथ या उसके बजाय संयोजन के रूप में किया जा सकता है। यह अक्सर समुदाय-आधारित, कार्यस्थल-आधारित, या नागरिक समाज-आधारित सेटिंग्स में आयोजित किया जाता है, और शैक्षिक व्यवस्था के अनुसार व्यवस्थित किया जाता है, लेकिन अधिक लचीले तरीके से। अंत में, अनौपचारिक सेटिंग्स रोजमर्रा की जिंदगी में, परिवार में होती हैं, और कोई भी घटना जो किसी के सोचने, महसूस करने या व्यवहार करने के तरीके पर एक प्रारंभिक प्रभाव डालती है, चाहे वह अनपेक्षित या उद्देश्यपूर्ण हो, शैक्षिक मानी जा सकती है।

व्यवहार में, अत्यधिक संरचित और बहुत अनौपचारिक शिक्षा के बीच एक निरंतरता है, और अनौपचारिक शिक्षा तीन सेटिंग्स में से किसी में भी हो सकती है। उदाहरण के लिए, होमस्कूलिंग को संरचना के आधार पर अनौपचारिक या अनौपचारिक के रूप में परिभाषित किया जा सकता है। शिक्षण, प्रशिक्षण, कहानी सुनाना, बातचीत और निर्देशित अध्ययन सभी शैक्षिक विधियों के उदाहरण हैं जिनका उपयोग किसी भी स्थिति में किया जा सकता है। शिक्षाशास्त्र शब्द शिक्षण पद्धति को संदर्भित करता है।

Essay on Importance of Education in Hindi

शिक्षा नीतियों और कार्यान्वयन को 1976 तक भारत के प्रत्येक घटक राज्यों द्वारा संवैधानिक रूप से परिभाषित किया गया था। 1976 में संविधान में 42 वें संशोधन की पुष्टि के बाद शिक्षा एक ‘समवर्ती विषय’ बन गई। तब से, संघीय और राज्य सरकारों ने शिक्षा के वित्तपोषण के लिए आधिकारिक जिम्मेदारियों को साझा किया है। और प्रशासन। 2005-6 में, सरकार ने 83.13 प्रतिशत प्राथमिक विद्यालयों (ग्रेड 1-8) का प्रबंधन किया और 16.86 प्रतिशत स्कूल निजी प्रबंधन के अधीन थे। 2011 की जनगणना के अनुसार, लगभग 73 प्रतिशत आबादी साक्षर थी, जिसमें पुरुषों की संख्या 81 प्रतिशत और महिलाओं की संख्या 65 प्रतिशत थी। राष्ट्रीय सांख्यिकी आयोग के अनुसार, 2017-18 में साक्षरता 77.7% थी, जिसमें पुरुषों के लिए 84.7 प्रतिशत और महिलाओं के लिए 70.3 प्रतिशत थी। विश्व बैंक ने 2000 से भारत की शिक्षा में लगभग 2 अरब डॉलर का निवेश किया है। भारत में 900 से अधिक विश्वविद्यालय और 40,000 कॉलेज हैं। भारत की उच्च शिक्षा प्रणाली में सीटों का एक बड़ा प्रतिशत सकारात्मक कार्रवाई नियमों के तहत ऐतिहासिक रूप से वंचित अनुसूचित जातियों, अनुसूचित जनजातियों और अन्य पिछड़े वर्गों के लिए आरक्षित है। इन वंचित समूहों के लिए संघीय सरकार से संबद्ध विश्वविद्यालयों, कॉलेजों और इसी तरह के संस्थानों में 50% तक आरक्षण की अनुमति है, लेकिन यह राज्य द्वारा भिन्न होता है। 2014 में, महाराष्ट्र में भारत में आरक्षण की सबसे बड़ी दर 73 प्रतिशत थी।

दर्शन, सिद्धांत और अनुभवजन्य अनुसंधान एजेंडा की एक विस्तृत श्रृंखला शिक्षा को रेखांकित करती है। शैक्षिक सुधारों के लिए आंदोलन चल रहे हैं, जैसे शिक्षा की गुणवत्ता और दक्षता को बढ़ाना ताकि इसे छात्रों के जीवन के लिए अधिक प्रासंगिक बनाया जा सके और आज या कल के समाज में कुशल समस्या समाधान, या साक्ष्य-आधारित शिक्षा तकनीकों के लिए। कुछ राज्यों और संयुक्त राष्ट्र ने शिक्षा के अधिकार को स्वीकार किया है। वैश्विक गतिविधियों का उद्देश्य सतत विकास लक्ष्य 4 को पूरा करना है, जो उच्च गुणवत्ता वाली शिक्षा के लिए सार्वभौमिक पहुंच की मांग करता है। सार्वजनिक शिक्षा को बदलने के लक्ष्य को शिक्षा सुधार के रूप में जाना जाता है। इस बात पर बहस कि क्या सामग्री या अनुभव के परिणामस्वरूप एक शिक्षित व्यक्ति या एक शिक्षित समुदाय ने शिक्षा के अर्थ और प्रथाओं को प्रभावित किया है। अतीत में सुधार के इरादे हमेशा वर्तमान सामाजिक आवश्यकताओं को प्रतिबिंबित नहीं करते हैं। यह धारणा कि शैक्षिक मानकों में बड़े पैमाने पर, व्यवस्थित परिवर्तन से नागरिकों के स्वास्थ्य, समृद्धि और कल्याण में सामाजिक लाभ होंगे, सुधार का एक आवर्ती विषय है।

यद्यपि पूरे इतिहास में स्थानीय स्तर पर शैक्षिक सुधार हुआ है, शिक्षा सुधार की वर्तमान अवधारणा अनिवार्य शिक्षा को व्यापक रूप से अपनाने से जुड़ी हुई है।

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What does educated mean.

Learning, or the acquisition of knowledge, skills, values, morals, beliefs, habits, and personal development, is facilitated by education. Education began as a means of passing along cultural knowledge from one generation to the next. Education is that tool with which one can conquer the world without harming anyone.

What are the purposes of education?

The primary goal of education is to promote a person’s holistic development. It is also a source of its evident advantages for a richer and happier existence. Education has the potential to improve society as a whole. It helps to create a society where people are aware of their rights and responsibilities.

Why is education importance in our life? It assists people in becoming better citizens, obtaining a higher-paying career, and demonstrating the distinction between good and wrong. Education teaches us the value of hard work while also assisting us in our growth and development. As a result, by understanding and respecting rights, rules, and regulations, we may help to form a better society to live in.

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The primary goal of education is to promote a person's holistic development. It is also a source of its evident advantages for a richer and happier existence. Education has the potential to improve society as a whole. It helps to create a society where people are aware of their rights and responsibilities.

Why is education importance in our life?

It assists people in becoming better citizens, obtaining a higher-paying career, and demonstrating the distinction between good and wrong. Education teaches us the value of hard work while also assisting us in our growth and development. As a result, by understanding and respecting rights, rules, and regulations, we may help to form a better society to live in.

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Why is education important? How can an educated person change the world? Speech on education should aim to provide answers to the above questions. It should also provide insight into how education can change a person’s life. Education is one of the necessities required to survive in today’s world. It helps in giving a perspective to a person where he or she can think and provide solutions to different social issues. There are many ways to deliver a speech on education but the most important and effective one is that which allows the audience to think and question the various points discussed in the speech. If you want to get the answer to why education is important, read on to discover how to deliver an effective and engaging speech on education.

Here we have provided a long and short speech about education along with that we have also given 10 line pointers about the best speech on education in English.

Long Speech about Education

Good morning to everyone present here today. I feel honored and blessed to be given this opportunity to give a speech on education. I hope everyone learns something from this speech. 

Education has been with us for ages and it has transformed the world around us. It was because of educating ourselves, humans have invented technologies that have changed the world.

When it comes to an individual, education plays an important role throughout life. Getting proper education is necessary as it is the deciding factor for our status in society nowadays. Education is required to get a good high-paying job, to be successful, and even to start a family. Education also helps us by providing success that would eventually lead us to live a happy and luxurious life. Education helps in developing the personality of a person both in a physical and mental standard and helps in transforming a person’s living standard. It helps in promoting the feeling of the mental, social, and physical well-being of a person by providing a better living life. A good education is always constructive, a person who is educated well is respected by society and even has a role that would help in the development of society. Let us take an example of the teachers sitting here in the audience, their role of teaching and sharing knowledge with the students will help in making a future that will work for the betterment of the country. It is said that knowledge is the greatest weapon in the world and I believe it is true, education provides a lot of confidence by giving us vast knowledge in various fields. It helps in personal growth and the most important way to be successful in life. As we all know, the more knowledge we get, the more we grow and develop in life. Knowledge gives us recognition and respect in the world. There is a difference between the knowledge we learn in school and colleges and the knowledge required to live in a society. Being well educated does not only mean having fancy degrees from reputed colleges and a high-paying job but it also means being kind towards everyone around. Many people in social work in a multinational company but they lack the basic knowledge required to talk to people. Some people are arrogant and consider themselves above because of their education and jobs. Remember my friend, being educated is important but it is also very important to be kind to everyone around you and treat them with respect. The sole purpose of getting an education is to be a good citizen towards everyone and then being successful in personal and professional life. Everyone is incomplete without a good education as it helps us to make the right decisions in life. In this competitive world, everybody is fighting for survival, education could be considered as an advantage to be successful in life and it has become a necessity after food, shelter, and clothes. 

The next point I would like to highlight is the lack of financial education that is taught at school. In many schools and colleges, the only thing everyone is teaching the students is how to score well in exams by memorizing a few textbooks but sadly they are not teaching students the knowledge required to excel in life. Financial education is a very important part of life, it is required to survive in society. Concepts like how to save money, how to invest money in different assets such as gold, silver, and real estate are not being taught in educational institutions. Students must also learn the practical application of learning a subject. We often hear that many graduates are unemployed and the reason being that they do not have enough practical knowledge about the concepts that they learned in educational institutions. Students must learn this knowledge and excel in their careers. 

To conclude this speech, I want to say that education is the most important tool one can have to survive in this world and it is a necessity as it provides solutions to all the problems. If a person is educated, he or she will be aware of different concerns such as corruption, terrorism, and other social issues. It is the most important tool which provides inner and outer strength to a person. Treat everyone with respect, even if you have the most valuable degree or are working in a great company, and always have financial knowledge as it will help you to grow in society. Thank you. 

 A Short Speech about Education

Good morning to one and all present here. Today I have been given an opportunity to give a small speech on education. I hope everyone here learns something from it. 

Education could be defined as the process of gaining knowledge, skill, beliefs, and values that help in the growth and development of a person. Education is the most important asset, it is as important as food, shelter, and clothes. While the school and college education programs are relatively modern, the learning process has persisted for a long time. Humans have developed by learning themselves, and society must evolve. We can take the example of hunter-gatherers, they used to pass down their knowledge of hunting and harvesting food during different seasons. 

Today, education is the most important aspect of society as it helps in providing a job and starting a family. Educating helps in understanding the world in a better way. Let us take an example to understand that, a person who knows about corruption and other social issues will play an important role in fighting it rather than a person who is unaware of anything. Education provides an individual with opportunities to prove themselves in society and be successful in the future. Education also provides an employment opportunity and if a person is employed and is working, the poverty of the country will exponentially decrease which will help in the development of the country. 

In India, many educational institutes provide only theoretical knowledge that helps the student to get good grades in exams which will increase his or her employment opportunities but many educational institutes in India fail to teach students the financial and practical knowledge that is required to excel in the real world. Financial education is important as it helps a person to understand the concept of how the world really works. 

I would like to end this speech by saying education is very important as it helps in bringing economic progress and social change to the country. People who are educated will help in inventing and bringing new ideas, which will help in the development of the country. Thank you. 

10 Lines about the Speech on Education in English

Speech on education should provide an insight on education is important in this world.

Education could be considered as an asset that could help in surviving in the world and make an impact on society. 

If an education topic for speech is given it is very important that the definition of education is explained to the audience.

Education helps us in learning new things and develop a sense of innovation and creativity.

Education could be considered as the tool which will help in earning respect in society.

The Indian education system is divided into four stages of education such as preschool, primary, middle and secondary school. 

Education will help in providing knowledge, enhancing the capability of the reader to think logically on various subjects.

Education plays an important role in the development of the country as educated citizens will choose a leader who will work for the development of the country. 

If an education topic for speech is given try to explain to the audience why education is important and how it can impact the lives around you. 

Education helps in bringing equality in society and eradicating poverty.

Education is not a destination; it is a journey. It is a path paved with challenges and triumphs, with moments of frustration and epiphany. But with each step we take, with each page we turn, we become more than just ourselves. We become citizens of a global community, stewards of our planet, and the authors of our own destinies. So, go forth, students, and let your words paint a picture of a future where knowledge is accessible, minds are empowered, and the possibilities of education are endless. Remember, the pen is mightier than the sword, and in this case, the pen holds the power to unlock the potential of generations to come.


FAQs on Speech on Education in English

1. What is the importance of education?

Education is fundamental for individual and societal development. It equips individuals with the knowledge, skills, and values necessary to lead fulfilling lives and contribute meaningfully to their communities.

2. What are the benefits of education?

Here are some of the key benefits of education:

Personal growth: Education fosters intellectual, emotional, and social development. It helps individuals to understand themselves and the world around them, and to develop critical thinking, problem-solving, and communication skills.

Economic opportunities: Education is essential for securing good jobs and achieving financial security. It opens doors to a wider range of career options and increases earning potential.

Civic engagement: Education empowers individuals to be active and informed citizens. It teaches them about their rights and responsibilities, and how to participate in the democratic process.

Social well-being: Education can help to reduce poverty, inequality, and discrimination. It promotes tolerance, understanding, and cooperation between different groups of people.

3. What are the different types of education?

There are many different types of education, each with its own focus and goals. Some of the most common types include:

Formal education: This type of education takes place in schools, colleges, and universities. It is typically structured and follows a set curriculum.

Informal education: This type of education takes place outside of formal institutions. It can include learning from experience, from mentors, or from everyday life.

Vocational education: This type of education is designed to prepare individuals for specific jobs or careers. It often includes hands-on training and experience.

Adult education: This type of education is for adults who want to continue learning after they have left school. It can be used to improve job skills, learn new hobbies, or simply for personal enrichment.

4. What are some tips for writing a speech on education?

Choose a clear topic: What specific aspect of education do you want to focus on?

Do your research: Gather information from a variety of sources to support your points.

Organize your thoughts: Use an outline to structure your speech and ensure that your ideas flow logically.

Write in a clear and concise style: Avoid using jargon or technical terms that your audience may not understand.

Practice your delivery: Speak slowly and clearly, and use gestures and facial expressions to make your speech more engaging.

5. How can I make my speech on education interesting and engaging?

Use personal stories and anecdotes to illustrate your points.

Incorporate humor and wit to keep your audience entertained.

Ask rhetorical questions to spark thought and discussion.

Use vivid language and imagery to paint a picture in your audience's mind.

Vary your vocal tone and pace to add emphasis and avoid monotony.

Connect with your audience on an emotional level by sharing your own passion for education.

Speeches > James D. Gordon III > The Joy of Education and Lifelong Learning

The Joy of Education and Lifelong Learning

James d. gordon iii.

March 15, 2013

I am happy to be here with you today. I remember when I was a university student. Like some of you, I had trouble deciding what my major should be. First I thought about majoring in economics. That way, if I couldn’t get a job after I graduated, at least I would understand why.

Then I thought I might major in physical education. I went down to the gym to lift weights, but the laughter made it difficult to concentrate.

I sampled some classes, but I didn’t always do very well. For example, I took a photography class. I just about went crazy trying to take a close-up of the horizon. The teacher in that class gave me an F minus. He said that giving me an F would be unfair to the people who failed normally.

I studied chemistry, but I thought that there were only four elements on the periodic table: earth, air, fire, and water. I thought that fire had three electrons in the outer shell.

I thought about studying math. It has been reported that 60 percent of Americans cannot do basic math. Sixty percent! That’s nearly half! But we shouldn’t laugh—and most of you didn’t, and I appreciate that.

Seek Learning

Seriously, I would like to speak about the joy of education and lifelong learning. Life is a test, and life is also a school. The Lord has invited us to seek learning. He said, “Seek ye diligently and teach one another words of wisdom; yea, seek ye out of the best books words of wisdom; seek learning, even by study and also by faith.” 2  He commanded early Church leaders to “study and learn, and become acquainted with all good books, and with languages, tongues, and people.”  3

Three reasons why we should learn are to develop personally, to increase our ability to serve others, and to be prepared in all things. Brigham Young said, “Our education should be such as to improve our minds and fit us for increased usefulness; to make us of greater service to the human family.” 4

President Thomas S. Monson taught:

Your talents will expand as you study and learn. You will be able to better assist your families in their learning, and you will have peace of mind in knowing that you have prepared yourself for the eventualities that you may encounter in life. 5

Learning helps us to be prepared in all things. The Lord said:

Teach ye diligently and my grace shall attend you, that you may be instructed more perfectly in theory, in principle, in doctrine, in the law of the gospel, in all things that pertain unto the kingdom of God, that are expedient for you to understand;

Of things both in heaven and in the earth, and under the earth; things which have been, things which are, things which must shortly come to pass; things which are at home, things which are abroad; the wars and the perplexities of the nations, and the judgments which are on the land; and a knowledge also of countries and of kingdoms—

That ye may be prepared in all things when I shall send you again to magnify the calling whereunto I have called you, and the mission with which I have commissioned you. 6

Being prepared in all things includes being prepared for the world of work so that you can provide for yourself and your family.

It is a great privilege to study at Brigham Young University. You have the opportunity to learn in an environment that is consistent with the principles of the gospel. Being a student here is a position of trust. As you know, the Church pays for much of your education. You have the responsibility to study hard, to obey the Honor Code, and to prepare for future service. Hopefully throughout your life you will look back on your time here with fondness and cherish the memories.

On Pursuing a BYU Education

I would like to offer some advice as you pursue your education here. I hope that I don’t sound like Polonius giving advice to Laertes in Shakespeare’s play  Hamlet— especially when I remember what happened to Polonius. I am not referring to the fact that he was killed behind the arras, but rather to the fact that over the centuries he has been portrayed by literally thousands of bad actors.

First, do your best in school. You might recall a story about a person who was asked to build a house. He decided to cut corners, use cheap materials, and do a poor job. When he was done, the owner handed him the key and said, “I’d like to give you this house as a gift.”

Attending the university is like that. You can work hard and do a good job, or you can cut cor-ners and do a poor job. Be fair with yourself by giving your best effort. I encourage you to work diligently, to learn a lot, and to prepare well for the future.

Second, do things to enrich your education, such as having a mentored-learning experience with a faculty member, publishing an article, doing an internship, working in BYUSA, or participating in a student club. Perhaps you can be a teaching assistant or a research assistant or participate in a performing group. BYU offers so many opportunities to develop and grow. When you look back on your education here, these extra activities will have special meaning.

You might participate in intramural sports. Personally, I’m not very athletic. I tell my students that I played football in high school. They had a play designed especially for me. It was called “Pencilneck Right.” You know how BYU uses the run to set up the pass? Well, Pencilneck Right was used to set up the injury timeout.

When I was in high school I was in the chess club. I tell my students that I had a rook on my letterman jacket. Do you know what it says when you walk around campus with a rook on your letterman jacket? “Don’t mess with me, pal. Checkmate!”

Third, give service. It is important to fulfill Church callings and to perform other service. Y-Serve, the Center for Service and Learning, located in the Wilkinson Student Center, offers many opportunities to serve in the community. Service is important for its own sake, and it helps you to keep a broader perspective and to stay balanced.

Fourth, make friends. Even though your classmates are not as good-looking—and not as humble—as you are, they are bright, good, and interesting people. The friendships you make here can last throughout your whole life and can be a particularly sweet aspect of your university experience. Take time to make friends.

When I was in high school I didn’t have many friends. Once I told my dad that the other kids were giving me a hard time about my religion. My father sat down next to me, and, in his fatherly way, he said, “Son, it doesn’t matter what race you are or what religion you are. There will always be people who don’t like you—because you’re irritating.”

Fifth, attend devotional and forum addresses and other events, such as academic presentations, concerts, plays, and art exhibits. These are wonderful opportunities.

Sixth, enjoy your university education. It’s exciting, fascinating, challenging, and fun. The secret to happiness is not to look forward to some future time when all your problems will be solved. The secret is to be happy today.

The Joy and Sweetness of Lifelong Learning

There is joy in learning. In some Hebrew schools a special ceremony occurs on the first day of class. The teacher places a drop of honey on the cover of a book and gives the book to the student, who licks the honey off. The symbolic message is that learning is sweet.

Learning can also be challenging. Sometimes the learning curve is steep. When we are acquiring new knowledge or skills, we may feel uncertain, and we may make mistakes. However, being stretched means that we are growing. If we ask Heavenly Father in prayer, He will increase our ability to learn and help us to overcome our challenges.

Hopefully your university education will provide a foundation for lifelong learning. As  The Aims of a BYU Education  describes:

BYU should inspire students to keep alive their curiosity and prepare them to continue learning throughout their lives. BYU should produce careful readers, prayerful thinkers, and active participants in solving family, professional, religious, and social problems. . . . Thus a BYU diploma is a beginning, not an end, pointing the way to a habit of constant learning. In an era of rapid changes in technology and information, the knowledge and skills learned this year may require renewal the next. Therefore, a BYU degree should educate students in how to learn, teach them that there is much still to learn, and implant in them a love of learning “by study and also by faith.” 7

The most important area of lifelong learning is spiritual learning. We seek answers through prayer. We read the scriptures regularly so that they become part of our lives. Reading the scriptures reminds us of the Lord’s commandments, the covenants that we have made to keep them, and the blessings of the gospel. Studying the scriptures also invites the Holy Ghost, who guides our decisions and helps us to learn. Elder Russell M. Nelson said: “Faith is nurtured through knowledge of God. It comes from prayer and feasting upon the words of Christ through diligent study of the scriptures.” 8

Regardless of one’s opportunities for formal education, a person can engage in lifelong learning. My grandfather was Jim Gordon. His parents were Scottish immigrants. He was only able to finish the eighth grade before he went to work. He drove a delivery wagon in San Francisco when he was a young man.

Automobiles replaced horse-drawn wagons. Later my grandfather became a mechanic. He brought books about diesel engines home from work, and he read them. Eventually he became the supervisor over all the diesel equipment for a substantial company. Although his opportunity for formal education was limited, he kept learning on his own. His most important learning experiences occurred when, later in life, he decided to enter the waters of baptism and to receive the blessings of the temple.

When my grandfather was young, he drove a horse-drawn wagon. However, his world changed. During his lifetime he flew in passenger planes, and astronauts landed on the moon. Your world will change too. Many of the changes will be positive and exciting; others may present challenges. Will you be prepared to meet the challenges that will arise during your lifetime?

We need to continue to learn throughout our lives. President Gordon B. Hinckley told graduating BYU students:

We live in a world where knowledge is developing at an ever-accelerating rate. Drink deeply from this ever-springing well of wisdom and human experience. If you should stop now, you will only stunt your intellectual and spiritual growth. Keep everlastingly at it. Read. Read. Read. Read the word of God in sacred books of scripture. Read from the great literature of the ages. Read what is being said in our day and time and what will be said in the future. 9

Personally, I love to read. I tell my students that my first job was as a proofreader in an M&M factory. You have your own patterns for reading. One thing that helps me is that my wife, Nadine, and I belong to a book group with some friends. During the school year we meet almost monthly. We take turns: a couple chooses a book, hosts the book group in their home, leads the discussion, and serves refreshments afterward. We have read books about a wide variety of subjects. I had never even heard of many of these books before, but I have enjoyed reading them very much.

In addition, I have always enjoyed words. When I was a boy and I would encounter a word I didn’t know, sometimes I would ask my father what it meant. He would reply, “Look it up.” My father usually knew the answer, but he wanted me to learn how to look words up. So I would open the dictionary that sat on the bookshelf in our living room and look the word up.

Later I wanted to learn more words. One summer my friend John Tanner (who later became a BYU English professor) and I worked as groundskeepers at the Oakland California Temple. On some days we would each write five words and their definitions on an index card and put the card in our shirt pocket. Then we would share the words and use them in sentences during the day. My favorite word from that summer was  halcyon.  It means calm, peaceful, tranquil, or golden. As we pulled weeds and performed other physical labor on the beautiful temple grounds, we would exclaim, “Oh, those halcyon days of youth!” Now, as I look back, I see that they really were halcyon days.

In our busy lives, how can we make time to continue learning? I believe in consistent, incremental progress—small steps over time. For example, one doesn’t learn to play the piano in a single day. One must practice daily for several years. After many small increments, one can eventually play hymns, popular songs, or classical music. Lifelong learning is like that. We need to schedule some time each day to study the scriptures. We can also regularly read a little in other books. We learn “line upon line” and “precept upon precept.” 10

Elder Dallin H. Oaks and Sister Kristen M. Oaks wrote:

There are few things more fulfilling and fun than learning something new. Great happiness, satisfaction, and financial rewards come from this. An education is not limited to formal study. Lifelong learning can increase our ability to appreciate and relish the workings and beauty of the world around us. This kind of learning goes well beyond books and a selective use of new technology, such as the Internet. It includes artistic endeavors. It also includes experiences with people and places: conversations with friends, visits to museums and concerts, and opportunities for service. We should expand ourselves and enjoy the journey. 11

Two Stumbling Blocks of Learning

There are two issues connected with learning about which we must be careful. First, learning can lead to pride. In 2 Nephi Jacob wrote:

O that cunning plan of the evil one! O the vainness, and the frailties, and the foolishness of men! When they are learned they think they are wise, and they hearken not unto the counsel of God, for they set it aside, supposing they know of themselves, wherefore, their wisdom is foolishness and it profiteth them not. And they shall perish.

But to be learned is good if they hearken unto the counsels of God. 12

President Ezra Taft Benson taught:

Pride is the universal sin, the great vice. . . .

The antidote for pride is humility—meekness, submissiveness. (See Alma 7:23.) It is the broken heart and contrite spirit. 13

Humility opens our hearts and minds to learning. By contrast, thinking that we already know everything impedes our learning. King Benjamin taught that a person needs to become “as a child, submissive, meek, humble, patient, full of love, willing to submit to all things which the Lord seeth fit to inflict upon him, even as a child doth submit to his father.” 14

Second, we should expect that at times apparent conflicts may arise between secular learning and gospel principles. “[T]he gospel encompasses all truth.” 15  At the groundbreaking of the BYU Eyring Science Center in 1948, President George Albert Smith said:

I want to say that The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints accepts all that is true in the world from whatever source it may come, with the knowledge that it originated with the greatest of all scientists, our Father in Heaven. . . .

And so I congratulate the students of this great institution  [BYU]  to think that you have all the advantages that the people of the world have, plus the advantages of faith in God, a belief in the power of our Heavenly Father, and His inspiration. 16

The Aims of a BYU Education  states:

Students need not ignore difficult and important questions. Rather, they should frame their questions in prayerful, faithful ways, leading them to answers that equip them to give “a reason of the hope that is in” them (1 Peter 3:15) and to articulate honestly and thoughtfully their commitments to Christ and to His Church. 17

When human knowledge and the gospel appear to conflict, we should remember that human knowledge is limited. Eternal truth is not limited, but our understanding of it is incomplete. After this life, if we are worthy, we will understand all truth. Meanwhile, we seek answers to faithful questions. We study, ponder, pray, and have patience. We exercise faith in God. He blesses us with greater knowledge, understanding, and peace in our lives.

We should be humble about what we know and what we do not know. An angel appeared to Nephi. Nephi wrote:

And he said unto me: Knowest thou the condescension of God?

And I said unto him: I know that he loveth his children; nevertheless, I do not know the meaning of all things. 18

We do not know the meaning of all things, but we do know that God loves His children.

God’s wisdom supersedes human knowledge. Elder Oaks wrote:

We are commanded to seek learning by study, the way of reason, and by faith, the way that relies on revelation. Both are pleasing to God. He uses both ways to reveal light and knowledge to his children. But when it comes to a knowledge of God and the principles of his gospel, we must give primacy to revelation because that is the Lord’s way. 19

We should also remember to put the gospel, not our academic discipline, first in our lives. Jesus said, “But seek ye first the kingdom of God and his righteousness, and all these things shall be added unto you.” 20

The Strength in Learning

This is a wonderful time to be on the earth. There are so many opportunities for lifelong learning. If we do our best and seek Heavenly Father’s help, He will strengthen us beyond our natural abilities and help us to learn. That learning will enable us to develop personally, will increase our ability to serve others, and will help us to be prepared in all things.

I testify that the gospel is true. Heavenly Father lives and loves us, and Jesus Christ is the Son of God, the Savior of the world. In the name of Jesus Christ, amen.

1. Marion B. and Rulon A. Earl Professor of Law, J. Reuben Clark Law School, Brigham Young University. Apologies and thanks to Johnny Carson, Jay Leno, Steven Wright, and others.

2. D&C 88:118.

3. D&C 90:15.

4.  JD  14:83.

5. Thomas S. Monson, “Three Goals to Guide You,”  Ensign,  November 2007, 119.

6. D&C 88:78–80.

7.  The Mission of Brigham Young University  and  The Aims of a BYU Education  (Provo: BYU, 1996), 12.

8. Russell M. Nelson, “With God Nothing Shall Be Impossible,”  Ensign,  May 1988, 34.

9. Gordon B. Hinckley, “A Three-Point Challenge,” BYU commencement address, 27 April 1995; excerpt in  TGBH,  171.

10. D&C 98:12; 2 Nephi 28:30.

11. Dallin H. Oaks and Kristen M. Oaks, “Learning and Latter-day Saints,”  Ensign,  April 2009, 27.

12. 2 Nephi 9:28–29.

13. Ezra Taft Benson, “Beware of Pride,”  Ensign,  May 1989, 6.

14. Mosiah 3:19.

15. Elder Cecil O. Samuelson Jr. on Elder Neal A. Maxwell’s views, quoted in Bruce C. Hafen,  A Disciple’s Life: The Biography of Neal A. Maxwell  (Salt Lake City: Deseret Book, 2002), 167; see also Henry Eyring, quoted in Henry J. Eyring,  Mormon Scientist: The Life and Faith of Henry Eyring  (Salt Lake City: Deseret Book, 2007), 60.

16. George Albert Smith, “Address at Ground Breaking Ceremonies for the Physical Science Building at Brigham Young University,” 11 May 1948, 2, 4; this quotation is posted on the fifth floor of the BYU Harold B. Lee Library.

17.  The Aims,  4.

18. 1 Nephi 11:16–17.

19. Dallin H. Oaks,  The Lord’s Way  (Salt Lake City: Deseret Book, 1991), 72.

20. 3 Nephi 13:33.

© Brigham Young University. All rights reserved.

James D. Gordon III

James D. Gordon III1 was assistant to the president for planning and assessment and a professor of law at BYU when this devotional address was given on 26 March 2013.

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How Education Helps In Building Presence

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How Education Helps In Building Presence

Did you know that Mukesh Dhirubhai Ambani, one of India’s most successful businessmen is a college dropout? He dropped out of Stanford University to join his father’s business. Like him, many successful people across the world are college dropouts. They make us mull over the question—what is the importance of education in our life?

Education And Its Importance

Most of us are under the impression that the role of education is to help us gain knowledge from schools and colleges. However, the power of education isn’t limited to acquiring knowledge only from formal learning institutes. Earning a formal degree isn’t a necessary step to receiving an education. Learning can happen anywhere. In other words, education is the ability to think with or without the help of classrooms. It helps us apply the knowledge we’ve acquired in the world and understand the value of life.

The power of education is so strong that it can last a lifetime. Moreover, education is a lifelong process because there is no end to learning new things and acquiring new knowledge. The role of education is to help us build opinions and have different perspectives in our lives. It not only helps us improve our lives; it also helps us utilize our knowledge to improve the lives of others.

Power Of Education

Education forms character strengthens minds and makes us independent beings. It helps us exercise our intelligence and put our potential to optimal use. ( sapns2 ) By championing the importance of good education, we open doors to a better world. You learn how to stand out in a crowd and articulate your visions clearly. Education helps you create a unique purpose.

Harappa Education’s Building Presence course is designed to help you put your education skills to the best use. The ‘Building a Brand’ model will help you learn the benefits of creating and chasing your unique purpose. The TEA (Trust, Emotional Intelligence and Authenticity) Skills framework will help you communicate your ideas with people in a compelling way while exhibiting confidence.

Importance Of Education In Our Life

The role of education is to teach us how to conduct ourselves in life by giving us a conscience. It makes us more certain and confident about our long-term goals in life.

Here are a few facts highlighting the importance of good education:

1. Spreads Awareness

Education helps develop a conscience and often helps us differentiate between right and wrong. The role of education is to question everything and not take anything at its face value. An educated mind usually pursues the logic behind actions and decisions.

2. Drives Progress

It’s because of the power of education that we can access a variety of opportunities.  From the industrial revolution days to the present technologically advanced era, education has helped us make the leap. Discoveries, inventions, and all social/technological progress are proof of embracing the importance of education in our life.

3. Improves Lives

The role of education is to help us gain better control of our lives. If you want to change your life for the better, education helps you do that. For example, you decide to start your own company. The power of education will help you reach this realization. It gives you the confidence to use your knowledge and skill-sets.

4. Empowers People

Education improves our decision-making capabilities and gives us the courage to stand up for our beliefs. The importance of education in our life is rooted in real-time examples like women standing up against domestic violence or transgender communities fighting for civil rights.

5.  Changes The World

We’ve already established that education is not only helping us but also others around us. You’re better aware of your rights and responsibilities as a citizen. If you feel empowered, you’ll want to empower others. To make better judgments and use your skills to make the world a better place is the power of education and its importance.

They say, “Instruction ends in the schoolroom but education only ends in life”. Let’s keep reminding ourselves of the importance of education in our lives and continue making the world a better place.

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What is education for? As it happens, people differ sharply on this question. It is what is known as an “essentially contested concept.” Like “democracy” and “justice,” “education” means different things to different people. Various factors can contribute to a person’s understanding of the purpose of education, including their background and circumstances. It is also inflected by how they view related issues such as ethnicity, gender, and social class. Still, not having an agreed-upon definition of education doesn’t mean we can’t discuss it or do anything about it.

We just need to be clear on terms. There are a few terms that are often confused or used interchangeably—“learning,” “education,” “training,” and “school”—but there are important differences between them. Learning is the process of acquiring new skills and understanding. Education is an organized system of learning. Training is a type of education that is focused on learning specific skills. A school is a community of learners: a group that comes together to learn with and from each other. It is vital that we differentiate these terms: children love to learn, they do it naturally; many have a hard time with education, and some have big problems with school.

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There are many assumptions of compulsory education. One is that young people need to know, understand, and be able to do certain things that they most likely would not if they were left to their own devices. What these things are and how best to ensure students learn them are complicated and often controversial issues. Another assumption is that compulsory education is a preparation for what will come afterward, like getting a good job or going on to higher education.

So, what does it mean to be educated now? Well, I believe that education should expand our consciousness, capabilities, sensitivities, and cultural understanding. It should enlarge our worldview. As we all live in two worlds—the world within you that exists only because you do, and the world around you—the core purpose of education is to enable students to understand both worlds. In today’s climate, there is also a new and urgent challenge: to provide forms of education that engage young people with the global-economic issues of environmental well-being.

This core purpose of education can be broken down into four basic purposes.

Education should enable young people to engage with the world within them as well as the world around them. In Western cultures, there is a firm distinction between the two worlds, between thinking and feeling, objectivity and subjectivity. This distinction is misguided. There is a deep correlation between our experience of the world around us and how we feel. As we explored in the previous chapters, all individuals have unique strengths and weaknesses, outlooks and personalities. Students do not come in standard physical shapes, nor do their abilities and personalities. They all have their own aptitudes and dispositions and different ways of understanding things. Education is therefore deeply personal. It is about cultivating the minds and hearts of living people. Engaging them as individuals is at the heart of raising achievement.

The Universal Declaration of Human Rights emphasizes that “All human beings are born free and equal in dignity and rights,” and that “Education shall be directed to the full development of the human personality and to the strengthening of respect for human rights and fundamental freedoms.” Many of the deepest problems in current systems of education result from losing sight of this basic principle.

Schools should enable students to understand their own cultures and to respect the diversity of others. There are various definitions of culture, but in this context the most appropriate is “the values and forms of behavior that characterize different social groups.” To put it more bluntly, it is “the way we do things around here.” Education is one of the ways that communities pass on their values from one generation to the next. For some, education is a way of preserving a culture against outside influences. For others, it is a way of promoting cultural tolerance. As the world becomes more crowded and connected, it is becoming more complex culturally. Living respectfully with diversity is not just an ethical choice, it is a practical imperative.

There should be three cultural priorities for schools: to help students understand their own cultures, to understand other cultures, and to promote a sense of cultural tolerance and coexistence. The lives of all communities can be hugely enriched by celebrating their own cultures and the practices and traditions of other cultures.

Education should enable students to become economically responsible and independent. This is one of the reasons governments take such a keen interest in education: they know that an educated workforce is essential to creating economic prosperity. Leaders of the Industrial Revolution knew that education was critical to creating the types of workforce they required, too. But the world of work has changed so profoundly since then, and continues to do so at an ever-quickening pace. We know that many of the jobs of previous decades are disappearing and being rapidly replaced by contemporary counterparts. It is almost impossible to predict the direction of advancing technologies, and where they will take us.

How can schools prepare students to navigate this ever-changing economic landscape? They must connect students with their unique talents and interests, dissolve the division between academic and vocational programs, and foster practical partnerships between schools and the world of work, so that young people can experience working environments as part of their education, not simply when it is time for them to enter the labor market.

Education should enable young people to become active and compassionate citizens. We live in densely woven social systems. The benefits we derive from them depend on our working together to sustain them. The empowerment of individuals has to be balanced by practicing the values and responsibilities of collective life, and of democracy in particular. Our freedoms in democratic societies are not automatic. They come from centuries of struggle against tyranny and autocracy and those who foment sectarianism, hatred, and fear. Those struggles are far from over. As John Dewey observed, “Democracy has to be born anew every generation, and education is its midwife.”

For a democratic society to function, it depends upon the majority of its people to be active within the democratic process. In many democracies, this is increasingly not the case. Schools should engage students in becoming active, and proactive, democratic participants. An academic civics course will scratch the surface, but to nurture a deeply rooted respect for democracy, it is essential to give young people real-life democratic experiences long before they come of age to vote.

Eight Core Competencies

The conventional curriculum is based on a collection of separate subjects. These are prioritized according to beliefs around the limited understanding of intelligence we discussed in the previous chapter, as well as what is deemed to be important later in life. The idea of “subjects” suggests that each subject, whether mathematics, science, art, or language, stands completely separate from all the other subjects. This is problematic. Mathematics, for example, is not defined only by propositional knowledge; it is a combination of types of knowledge, including concepts, processes, and methods as well as propositional knowledge. This is also true of science, art, and languages, and of all other subjects. It is therefore much more useful to focus on the concept of disciplines rather than subjects.

Disciplines are fluid; they constantly merge and collaborate. In focusing on disciplines rather than subjects we can also explore the concept of interdisciplinary learning. This is a much more holistic approach that mirrors real life more closely—it is rare that activities outside of school are as clearly segregated as conventional curriculums suggest. A journalist writing an article, for example, must be able to call upon skills of conversation, deductive reasoning, literacy, and social sciences. A surgeon must understand the academic concept of the patient’s condition, as well as the practical application of the appropriate procedure. At least, we would certainly hope this is the case should we find ourselves being wheeled into surgery.

The concept of disciplines brings us to a better starting point when planning the curriculum, which is to ask what students should know and be able to do as a result of their education. The four purposes above suggest eight core competencies that, if properly integrated into education, will equip students who leave school to engage in the economic, cultural, social, and personal challenges they will inevitably face in their lives. These competencies are curiosity, creativity, criticism, communication, collaboration, compassion, composure, and citizenship. Rather than be triggered by age, they should be interwoven from the beginning of a student’s educational journey and nurtured throughout.

From Imagine If: Creating a Future for Us All by Sir Ken Robinson, Ph.D and Kate Robinson, published by Penguin Books, an imprint of Penguin Publishing Group, a division of Penguin Random House, LLC. Copyright © 2022 by the Estate of Sir Kenneth Robinson and Kate Robinson.

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Speech on Education: When Dr. BR Ambedkar said “Education is something which ought to be brought within the reach of everyone”, he was highlighting the importance of education for mankind. He believed that education plays a pivotal role in improving the quality of life and uplifting the downtrodden. A person with access to formal education can significantly contribute to the development of her/their/his society and country. This thought resonates in the statement “A person who is awakened knows what is best for him/her, knows the difference between right and wrong and that is when he is known as educated.” by Janardan Waghmare, former Rajya Sabha Member of the Indian Parliament. 

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Good morning fellow students, teachers, and other faculty members. Today, I am standing before you to present a speech on education. 

We all know that education is the magic pill to personal and professional success. To acknowledge the significance of education in our lives, let us first understand the definition of education. Education is learning new things, unlearning wrong information, and exploring the world around us. Therefore, it is a guiding light that helps us become better versions of ourselves.

Our learning process begins at home with our parents and family members. Then we enter the formal education system in school. Our school is the most significant place where the magic of education happens. In our school, our teachers are like magicians who guide us through the wonders of learning. They help us understand numbers, explore words, unearth history, experiment with the mysteries of science, and explore the world around us. 

Knowing how pivotal education is important for us, we cannot imagine a world without education. If there is no learning in our lives, we will not be able to read, write, or communicate effectively. Thus, we can safely say that education arms us with the power to share ideas, understand society, and express ourselves. Thus, it helps us to become good citizens who contribute to our country’s growth.

Also, education helps us become kind and respect others. It also encourages us to become effective team members. These values shape us into empathetic and responsible humans. As we learn, we not only gain knowledge but also develop the skills to face the world with confidence.

We must remember that education is a privilege. Therefore, we must make the most of it. So, let us appreciate our educational institutions, teachers, and learning opportunities. Therefore, we must embrace all the possibilities that education opens for us.  

With this, I come to the end of my speech. I thank you all for listening and being patient. 

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Here are 10 lines that you can include in your speech on education:

  • Education refers to learning new things and understanding the world around us.
  • Informal education starts at home.
  • Formal education begins in school where we learn to read, write, speak, and understand.
  • Education is beyond classroom learning.
  • Education helps us become better human beings.
  • Understanding the world through books and personal experiences helps us become empathetic human beings.
  • Learning about history and political science empowers us to become better citizens.
  • Education helps us become kind and respectful individuals.
  • Knowledge about people helps us communicate with different types of people.
  • A world without education would be chaotic and invaluable.

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As Ambedkar always advocated for the education of women and oppressed castes of Indian society, we can include his quotes in our speech on education. To assist you create an exemplary speech, we have the top 5 Most inspiring Ambedkar quotes on education :

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Ans: Here are 10 lines on what is education: 1. Education is the process of learning values, gaining knowledge, and acquiring skills. 2. It includes informal learning through experiences and formal education in schools, colleges, and universities. 3. It is a lifelong journey focused on continuous learning and positive growth. 4. Education prepares us for future careers and personal development. 5. It helps foster an in-depth understanding of the world around us.

Ans: You start by introducing yourself and speaking about the definition of education. Then you focus on the significance of education and how education shapes our personality. 

Ans: Education is important for the following reasons: 1. Education introduces us to the world of numbers, words, science, history, geography, and other academic subjects. 2. It helps us become good citizens. 3. Also, it enables us to become kind and compassionate human beings. 4. Further, it helps us lead a better life. 5. Moreover, it is a tool that empowers the deprived population of society.

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Speech on Importance of Education

Good morning everyone,

Today, I stand before you with a deep sense of gratitude and responsibility, to talk about one of the most important aspects of our lives – Education. Education is the foundation for a bright future, a powerful tool to transform our dreams into reality. It is through the power of education that we can become knowledgeable, confident, and empowered individuals in our lives.

Education is the driving force behind most of the positive changes happening in the world today. It is the only way to ensure a better quality of life for ourselves and our future generations.

Why is Education Important?

Education is important for many reasons. Firstly, it gives us knowledge and skills that we need to survive and succeed in the world. Education empowers us and gives us the confidence to follow our dreams and passions.

Secondly, education plays a crucial role in developing our personalities. It teaches us to be respectful, kind, responsible, and compassionate towards others. These qualities are essential for a peaceful existence in the society.

Thirdly, education is important because it opens up a world of opportunities for us. With education, we can secure better jobs, higher salaries, and a better standard of living.

Finally, education gives us the ability to think logically and critically. It helps us in decision making that can make a difference in our lives and the world around us.

Challenges Faced in Education

Despite the importance of education, there are still many challenges faced in providing quality education to all. One of the biggest challenges is access to education in the rural areas.

Another challenge is the quality of education. Many schools lack the infrastructure and qualified teachers needed to provide quality education to students. This results in poor academic performance and a lack of interest in education among students.

The third challenge is that of gender inequality. Many girls in the world are still denied the right to education, either due to cultural practices or poverty. This gender disparity results in a limited number of women in leadership positions and a lack of progress in areas such as women’s rights.

What Can We Do to Overcome These Challenges?

As responsible citizens, it is our responsibility to overcome these challenges and ensure the right to education for all.

Firstly, we need to increase awareness about the importance of education. Only then can we make progress in providing access to education to all.

Secondly, we need to invest in education by building infrastructure, providing resources and hiring qualified teachers. This will help in providing quality education to students and improving academic performance.

Thirdly, government initiatives and partnerships with NGOs can help in addressing gender inequality in education. Providing scholarships and other incentives to girls can encourage them to attend school and complete their education.

The importance of education cannot be overstated. It is the foundation for a better future, for ourselves and our future generations. As responsible citizens, we must do everything we can to ensure that every individual has access to quality education, regardless of their gender, cultural background, or socio-economic status.

With the right education, we can empower individuals, transform communities, and make the world a better place for all.

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Role of Education and its importance in building a character

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“Education without values, as useful as it is, seems rather to make man a more clever devil” ~ C.S. Lewis.

Education is a way that improves our lives and pushes us to be better people. It gives us an understanding of the world around us. It offers opportunities allowing us to use our experiences and knowledge to gain respect and lead a better life in the future. 

What is Education? It is one of the simplest questions that have different answers — each with its own unique perspective. Some say that education is essential to gain knowledge about the past and the present that leads to a better future. It just doesn’t include readable information present in the books used in schools and colleges such as the best books on weather for kids or the scientific knowledge delivered to the young students—although it plays an important part in setting our mind — it is more complicated than just being disciplined to acquire values and skills that serve society and generations of humanity. 

The goal of true education is more than the cerebral aspect of understanding the various modes of critical, abstract, visual, and creative thought processes. It is rather about addressing the corporeal aspect of a person making a holistic individual. 

Simply put, it can be said that Education is a platform that can break all barriers allowing us to discover and explore our limits. 

Character and personality: the soul of Education

The personality and character of a person is something that makes an individual different from others. Some associated character to be the moral values and ethics of a person. However, it is an optimistic approach to life and a process of continuous learning which can be acquired at any time, no matter the time and age. 

In order to understand the relation between the character and Education in character building, imagine a situation where a human has knowledge but no character or personality that can differentiate his character from others. Such a person is indeed knowledgeable, but it is merely a robot that does work and carries out tasks without having moral and ethical values. 

Role of Education in the development of character

The key to knowledge — lack of knowledge can have an effect on the pleasing quality of politeness and involvement in discussions with educated people. Knowledge lets you indulge with learned people giving a boost to your personality and character. Besides providing you with an opportunity to be better at every task, it can enhance your decisions and set a better perception of your personality, among others.

Makes you choose between right and wrong — blind faith and superstitions are something in which people get trapped very easily. Bad faith and false perceptions can harm society more than doing good for it. Being an educated person helps in eliminating false beliefs enabling us to pick out right from wrong. This is not just true in a religious way but also provides better opportunities to the people rather than limiting their mindset. 

The teacher of ethics — failing provides a path to success which has hurdles and difficulties. Education provides light and knowledge to successfully cross those hurdles. The quality of an educated person is that they learn to be better by working out a way that is both fair and successful. 

A confidence booster — a confident personality and character are important to thrive in this world. Establishing healthy communication while clearing doubts on any subject or topic. Education gives you the confidence to put forward the facts which can create a perfect impression in the eyes of the audience. 

A foundation for lifelong learning — education gives humility. Humility, by definition, is the act of being modest. By that, it is meant, an educated person is willing to learn new things and aspects of life. Education provides a person with experiences opening gates to better opportunities and chances to enhance life.

Teach healthy habits — healthy habits here means mannerisms which include the way a person eats, drinks, sits, stand, talk, and many other related characteristics. These are the first things that a person is taught as a part of character building, and it becomes that first thing that you are judged upon as an individual. Healthy habits also come around behavior and cleanliness, which determines your character as a healthy person who can affect your personality as a person. 

Increase memory and thinking skills — thinking skills and a good memory can impress anyone leading to healthy discussions. A healthy brain remembers the facts and facets of a particular discussion and allows you to put your point in front of the audience with clarifications. Having better conversation leaves a positive mark on the audience, and your personality is praised for its charm as a keen thinker and true speaker.

Enhances the decision-making capabilities — being educated means being able to turn your weakness into a strength. Education empowers an individual to make decisions based on past experiences and present situations. It enables the individual against wrongs and taking charge of their lives without being dependent on others. 

The importance of character education  

As said above, character education and the development of personality are merely the promotion of ethical values and understanding of the world that is necessary for the development of a human mind. Simply put, it is the act of nurturing of those values that differentiate us from being humanized robots and computer intelligence. 

Character building in simple words is the relationship between two different types of knowledge—one, the knowledge that encompasses a wide range of subjects obtained through reading and training in a particular field of studies and two, the beliefs and moral codes of an individual which influences the understanding between the right and the wrong gained through past experiences and life lessons.

Character education has become a necessary part of today’s society. One of the major reasons for that is the continuous degrading of moral values; our society has fallen into “moral crises”. Individuals are struggling to cope with the disturbing trends such as violence, racism, and xenophobia, to name a few. Character education, on the other hand, can build a better personality leading to the development of a better society. 

The role of character education in academics 

Character building and Education has a major role to play in academic studies. One of the traits that character education teaches the students is the sense of responsibility and persistence which encourages the students to learn and maintain their focus on what’s important. This drives their will to learn better and do well in their academics. 

Other than that, building characters also helps in developing a moral code for interactions with the teachers and classmates, developing a positive environment, and influencing discipline among the students. 

The psychological factors determining the character of a person

It is true to say that every individual has different perceptions and beliefs that affect the development of the personality of the person. The character development of an individual depends mainly on one’s personal motives, interests, attitudes, and intellectual capacity, i.e., one’s perception, observation, the capability to reason and imagine. 

These factors are some of the major psychological aspects that determine the reactions and perceptions of a situation and thus affect the growth and development of one’s personality and character.


The character of an individual is similar to a seed that has the potential to grow into a fully grown fruitful tree with proper nurturing and support. Education is something that supports the human mind and nourishes it, developing a better personality and character, allowing us to break barriers and explore limitations.  

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Being educated is one of the most crucial things in every individual’s life. Education is not just accumulating information but gaining knowledge that would help you to think logically and make the right decisions at a time when they should be made. This article provides you with a gist of the importance of education and sample speeches on education that would guide you to write one on your own.

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‘A little learning is a dangerous thing’. These words by Alexander Pope are so meaningful. Learning should always be complete. No matter what your line of interest might be, knowing just a tad will not help one in any way. The modern age is an age of specialisation. In every field, we need specialists to point us in the right direction. Here, you will learn a lot more about education and how to make a speech on education as appealing and interesting as possible.

According to Horace Mann, ‘A human being is not in any proper sense a human being till he is educated’. An educated individual always knows his manners and behaves gently in public as well as in private scenarios. Education does not just mean learning about all the different subjects and knowing everything up to date. An individual is said to be educated when they are able to apply all that they have learnt in their personal and professional lives effectively and in the best interest of everyone around. So try not to overload yourself with information but try to comprehend what you learn well and put it to great use.

Man has made remarkable progress in the field of science and technology. We have huge industrial units, and we manufacture ships, aeroplanes, trains and even rockets – all evidence of how far we have grown as an educated nation. However, it is not just scientific knowledge that gives manpower. There is spiritual knowledge and the knowledge about oneself, which is also equally important to make oneself a complete human being.

What is as vital as gaining knowledge is that the knowledge you possess should be used only for constructive purposes and for the welfare of one’s fellow human beings and in no way to harm anyone, no matter what. Never use knowledge to one’s advantage. For instance, there is this growing buzz to master the art of ethical hacking. Anything has a good and bad side. An individual who learns hacking can use it for right and wrong purposes. It is up to the individual to decide which side one wants to choose. I would say that even this choice that one has to make is part of one’s education. It shows one’s ability to think rationally and consciously before making a choice.

Education is not whole until the individual learns to respect oneself and others, and value every opinion. Nothing or no one is as attractive and enduring as a clever, focused and compassionate individual. In this world where people use education or educated people to their own advantage, let us try to be unassuming individuals who would put our education to good use, for the welfare of oneself and the whole humankind.

How do you start a speech on education?

Generally, a speech on any topic can be started with a quote related to the topic or with the history or an introduction to the topic. When you draft a speech on education, you can do the same. Starting with a story or even a joke would help get the attention of your audience.

How is education important in our life?

Education has always been mandatory for the intellectual survival of human beings. It is more so in the current scenario where the competition is huge in every field. An individual who does not choose to get himself/herself educated is definitely losing on what is most important to live his/her life happily and peacefully.

How can education change your life?

‘Knowledge is power’, so goes the saying. That is exactly what education gives you. Being educated will give you access to the intellectual world. Be it self learning or supervised learning, you would possess a lot more than you think you do. Every experience would teach you something that would change your life forever.

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Role Of Education In Our Life

Today in modern world education plays a vital role in the society. In this article I am going to describe about the role of education in our day to day life. Followed by about the education system in India and in foreign countries. For a person who's thinking "why to study?" need to read this article.


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Speech on Importance of Education: Education is the most powerful weapon that we can use to change the world. It is the an important tool for achieving success in life. It opens doors to opportunities that would otherwise be unavailable. It is a key to success in any field, whether it is academics, business or even sports.

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A good education instills in individuals the ability to think critically, to solve problems and to make informed decisions. It also helps them develop communication and interpersonal skills.

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We have provided simple and easy speech on importance of education for the students. You can select any of the importance of education speech given below according to your need and requirement. Using such speech you can participate in the school speech or event celebration in community or society and “If you’re seeking a collection of compelling slogans on importance of education , look no further than this informative page. Here, you’ll find a range of powerful and thought-provoking slogans that emphasize the significance of education in shaping a brighter future.

Long and Short Speech on Importance of Education

Education plays a vital role in imparting essential values, proper conduct, and ethical principles to others. It also contributes to our overall well-being, including our physical, mental, and social development, while fostering a sense of improved living. A quality education is a building block for our future.

Speech on Importance of Education – Sample 1

First of all I would like to say good morning to the respected teachers, parents and my dear friends. I would like to speech on the importance of education which is must to know by all of us. Education plays a great role in the life of everyone all through the life.

Getting proper education is very necessary to get success and happy life just like food is necessary for healthy body. It is very important to live luxurious and better life. It develops personality of the people, provides physical and mental standard and transforms people’s living status.

It promotes the feeling of physical, mental and social well being by providing better life. Good education is constructive in nature which constructs our future forever. It helps a person to improve his/her status of mind, body and spirit. It provides us lots of confidence by giving us bulk of knowledge in many field. It is a single and vital way to the success as well as personal growth.

The more knowledge we get, we grow and develop more in the life. Being well educated never only means to earn certificates and good salary from the recognized and reputed organisation companies or institutions however it also means to be a good and social person in the life. It helps us to determine whether something is good or bad for us and other persons related to us.

The first purpose of getting good education is being good citizen and then being successful in personal and professional life. We are incomplete without a good education because education makes us right thinker and correct decision maker. In such a competitive world, education has become a necessity for human beings after food, clothe and shelter. It is able to provide solutions to all problems; it promotes good habits and awareness about corruption, terrorism, and other social issues among us. A comprehensive speech on corruption will not only provide you with insights into the issue itself but also serve as a valuable resource to gain an understanding of related speeches and discussions surrounding the topic of corruption.

Education is the most important tool offers inner and outer strength to a person. Education is the fundamental rights of everyone and capable of bringing any desired change and upliftment in the human mind and society.

Speech on Importance of Education – Sample 2

Good morning to the Excellencies, my respected teachers and my dear friends. I would like to speech over importance of education at this great occasion in front of you. Education is very important to all of us. Our parents make us learn many things at home and then send us to school after age of three years. Our home is first education institute where we learn how to behave to others and other skills however school education is very necessary to be successful in practical life.

Through school education we learn and develop personality, mental skills, moral and physical powers. Without proper education, one gets lack of all educational benefits in his/her life. Education is the only key to success in personal and professional life. Education provides us various types of knowledge and skills. It is a continuous, slow and secure process of learning which helps us in obtaining knowledge. It is a continuous process which starts when we take birth and ends when our life ends.

We should make our habits of learning always all through the life from our teachers, parents, family members, friends and other related people in our life. We learn to become a good person, learn to live in home, society, community and friend circle. Attending school and receiving education is extremely vital for every person and necessary for those who want to achieve success.

We all take birth in same manner at the same planet however do not get same opportunity to receive such type of formal education which may lead everyone of us towards success because of the lack of money and knowledge of parents. One who gets proper education becomes admired by the members of the family, community and country. Proper education by all brings equality among human beings and removes the feeling of difference.

Education not only makes us able to learn about history, science, math, geography, and other subjects however it makes us smart enough to learn how to live life and handle bad situations.

Speech on Importance of Education – Sample 3

Good morning to the Excellencies, my respected teachers and my dear friends. As we have gathered here to celebrate this special occasion, I would like to speech over the importance of education. Good and proper education plays a great role in shaping our future and professional career. It helps us to develop personality and earn recognition and respect in the family and society. We can say that education is socially and personally an essential part of the human life.

We cannot ignore the importance of education in our life at any cost. As we see daily in the society lots of social issues just because of the lack of proper education. Social issues like inequality, gender discrimination, religious differences and so many problems are there because of the lack of education in our life. Proper education helps us to maintain the personal and social standards in daily life.

In such a modern, technological and competitive world, there is still the issue of education among poor and uneducated people of the society which needs to be solved as soon as possible. Education is the key to solve all the social, personal and professional problems of the people. Proper and higher education makes us more civilized to live in the society. One cannot make his/her good image in the society and live prosperous and happy life without getting appropriate education. It makes us able to maintain the healthy surroundings.

Now-a-days, unlike ancient time, getting proper education has become easy and simple because of the online system and correspondence facility in all the big universities. It has made education system easy because of which poor people can also get education in their own field of choice. There are many huge efforts and plan strategies by the government to maintain the quality of education all over the India.

Education helps us to be healthy, save many lives, boosts economic growth, earn money, raise quality crop, promote peace in the society, eradicate poverty, remove gender discrimination and inequality, promote women and children rights, bring good governance, remove corruption, make aware about fundamental rights and so many. Good education does not mean to study hard and get good results however it is to conquer new things for the betterment of whole mankind.

Speech on Importance of Education – Sample 4

Good morning to the Excellencies, respected teachers and my dear friends. I would like to speech over the importance of education at this special occasion. The real meaning of education is much more than the success in personal and professional life. People in the modern society have narrowed the meaning of education. It does not aim that educated people gets professionally recognized instead it aims much more than this. It is not only to run in the race to go ahead and read only the school or college syllabus. The education really means to improve the physical, social and mental well-being, develop personality and improve skill level. The aim of education is very vast and makes a person, good person.

In providing good level of education, teachers play very important role. Whatever we learn through our parents and teachers goes with us throughout the life which we again pass on to our next generation. The aim and benefits of proper education is not restricted to only personal gains instead it benefits other people of the family, society and country. People in the society have different meaning, needs and perceptions about the education however the real meaning and importance of it never changes.

A good education helps us all to be independent in the society as well as get over of the problem of poverty. Many people do education passionately and not as a workload. They love to read and develop their mind and skill. Some historical people like Swami Vivekananda spent their whole life in getting education and sharing knowledge among poor people of the society.

We too should get proper education by understanding its real value and get benefited completely. Our aim of getting education should be to help other needy people of the society to get them over the weaknesses and superstitions. Education has unbelievable power which keeps us away from evil powers, helps us in making self dependent and provides us new possibilities and opportunities to become a problem solver and excellent decision maker.

It keeps our mind calm and peaceful by maintaining the balance among body, mind and soul. Through the key of education one can open his/her difficult lock of the success. Many people do hard work for whole day just to earn some money for getting two times of food in the absence of good education. So, education is must for everyone of us to have a better and happy lifestyle.

Long Speech on Importance of Education – Sample 5

A very Good Morning to ladies and gentlemen present here. I am honored for being given the opportunity to speak on the topic – “Importance of Education”.

To begin with, ladies and gentlemen, the term “Education” needs no introduction. We all are well aware of what it means, since our childhood. In a lay man’s term education refers to an ability to read or write in mother tongue; though, in a broader perspective it implies having a specialized knowledge in a particular field. For ex- arts, science, engineering, medicine, accountancy etc.

The Latter skills are mostly acquired through formal education, which is classroom based and is provided by trained teachers. The basic education skills, on the other hand, not necessarily be acquired in class rooms, but could also be gained through, community classes or even at home.

Education plays a vital role in the life of everyone- from a daily wage labour to a top ranking CEO of any XYZ multinational company. Though the level of education acquired differs in both the cases, nevertheless, the importance of education is very well understood by both of them. One knows that s/he is destined to be a labour for life, because of the lack of education, while the other is thankful that s/he acquired the best formal education, which has helped him/her reach where s/he is.

However the advantage of basic education, even in the life of people engaged in unskilled menial jobs, can’t be denied. An ability to read, write and do simple calculations, make them independent, confident and less susceptible to fraud, irrespective of whether s/he is a daily wage labor or a rickshaw puller or a small farmer. Education liberates their thoughts and actions, making them capable of wisely using the resources available and progressing gradually.

Besides, all the technical aspects, education also transform the personality of an individual. It makes a person more polite and sensible. An educated person can interact better with others, or can even argue logically, when needed. She/he can analyze a person, place, thing or event in a better way and make appropriate judgments. Education changes a person’s perception of looking at others and the society, making him/her more rational or reasonable. S/he is more likely to be compassionate towards problems faced by the individuals and the society as well, and give opinions or suggestions.

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Education not only benefits individuals but, also has the potential for transforming a nation by putting it on the path of progress and growth. Every citizen is a pillar of the nation and a nation rests on billions of such pillars. The more educated the pillars are, the more strong will be the nation’s foundation.

An educated person initiates a chain reaction- s/he makes sure that their children are educated as well, making way for an educated society, an educated society makes way for an educated nation an lastly an educated nation finally leads to an educated world. The educated workforce that a nation has contributes immensely in its own economy as well as to the economy of the world.

Education not only reforms the life of an individual and economy of a nation, but also transforms a society by diminishing centuries old social evils like dowry, child marriage, child labor, gender discrimination etc. These all are main hindrances to any nation’s prosperity and growth, and they all could be killed by only one weapon – education. An educated society is more like to break free from orthodox customs and traditions, and move forward towards a better tomorrow.

Education also is the most potent tool to eliminate two of the major challenges faced by any nation and even the world – poverty and unemployment. An educated person acquires necessary skills, which make him/her employable or gainfully engaged. She/he can be gainfully employed in government/private sector or could be self employed. In both the cases, s/he becomes financially independent and self sufficient to meet the demands of his/her family. Thus, education is a two pronged spear, killing both unemployment and poverty, in one shot.

Last but not the least, another beauty of education is that, it could be acquired at any age, irrespective of your caste, creed, gender or religion. All you need to have is a desire to get educated, somewhere deep inside your consciousness. The world has many examples, where people have acquired formal education even in later stages of their lives and enjoyed its rewards.

Before I end my speech, ladies and gentlemen; I would like to request you all, to make all the possible efforts to spread education, within your individual capacities. Volunteer to teach in your spare time, inspire and help the underprivileged in gaining education, volunteer with an NGO working for the cause of education etc. There are so many things; you could do to make the nation more and more educated, as much as your resources and time permit you.

With this I end my speech. Wishing everyone, all the very best in your individual careers, aspirations and personal life. Thank You!

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  • Education equips us with knowledge and skills to succeed in life.
  • It opens doors to better job opportunities and a brighter future.
  • Education fosters critical thinking and problem-solving abilities.
  • It promotes personal growth and self-confidence.
  • Education helps us make informed decisions in life.
  • It enhances communication and social skills.
  • Education fosters a sense of curiosity and a love for learning.
  • It contributes to a more informed and responsible citizenry.
  • Education empowers individuals and communities.
  • It is a key to breaking the cycle of poverty.

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Teachers are like guideposts in your journey of learning. They light your path, helping you to grow, learn, and find your way in the world. They are central to your academic and personal development, shaping your future in profound ways.

A good teacher doesn’t just impart knowledge. They inspire curiosity, nurture talents, and instill values. They play a significant role in your life, molding you into a responsible citizen and a thoughtful human being.

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Ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls, today we are here to discuss the importance of a teacher in a student’s life. Teachers are like guiding stars, who show us the path of knowledge. They are not just people who give us homework and grades, but they are the ones who help us grow as individuals.

Think about a tree. A small seed needs water, sunlight, and proper care to grow into a strong tree. Similarly, a student is like a seed. And who are the gardeners? Our teachers. They provide us the sunlight of knowledge, water us with wisdom, and care for us by nurturing our talents and skills.

A teacher is the one who sees the hidden spark in us, even when we fail to see it ourselves. Like a sculptor shapes a raw piece of stone into a beautiful statue, a teacher shapes us. They help us understand our strengths and weaknesses, and guide us to become the best version of ourselves.

Through their lessons, teachers not just teach us about subjects like math, science, and history, but also about life. They teach us to be honest, respectful, and hardworking. They help us understand the difference between right and wrong. They are the ones who inspire us to dream big and work hard to achieve those dreams.

But teachers are not just about discipline and rules. They are also our friends. When we are sad or facing a problem, we can always count on our teachers to listen and guide us. They are our pillars of support, always there to guide and cheer us on.

To sum up, a teacher plays many roles in a student’s life – a guide, a mentor, a friend, and a motivator. They help us learn, grow, and shine. They shape us into responsible and capable individuals. A teacher’s role is truly priceless. So, let’s take a moment to thank all the wonderful teachers who have made a difference in our lives.

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Good day to all. Today, I am here to speak about the topic ‘Role Of Teacher In Student Life’. In our lives, teachers hold a place of immense importance, a place just next to our parents. They are our guides, our friends, and our mentors.

Let’s first talk about a teacher as a guide. Imagine you are in a dark room and you can’t find a way out. Suddenly, someone gives you a torch. That torch is your teacher. Teachers show us the path to knowledge. They guide us through the maze of facts, figures, and ideas. They help us make sense of the world around us. They light up our minds with wisdom and knowledge.

Now, let’s consider a teacher as a friend. Remember the times when you were sad or confused? Who was there to lend a comforting ear? Your teacher. Teachers are more than just educators. They are our confidants and our trusted friends. They understand us, they listen to us, and they help us navigate through our problems. They are always there to lend a hand or share a word of encouragement when we need it the most.

Teachers are also our mentors. They shape our character and our future. They help us understand what’s right and what’s wrong. They teach us values, morals, and ethics. They inspire us to be better human beings. They encourage us to follow our dreams and reach our goals.

But the role of a teacher doesn’t stop at imparting knowledge or guiding us. A teacher also helps us develop our skills and talents. Every one of us is different. We all have unique abilities. Teachers help us identify these special talents. They nurture our skills and help us become the best version of ourselves.

Lastly, teachers are our role models. They lead by example. We learn from their actions, their words, and their deeds. We see them treat everyone with respect and kindness. We see them work hard and never give up. We see them stand up for what’s right. They inspire us to do the same.

To sum up, teachers play a crucial role in our lives. They guide us, befriend us, mentor us, help us develop our skills, and act as our role models. They are the builders of our future. So, let’s take a moment to appreciate the hard work and dedication of all the teachers who have touched our lives. Thank you, teachers, for making us who we are today.

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Full Transcript: Read President Joe Biden’s 2024 State of the Union Address

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The following are Biden’s full remarks, as prepared for delivery, provided by the White House:

Good evening.

Mr. Speaker. Madam Vice President. Members of Congress. My Fellow Americans. 

In January 1941, President Franklin Roosevelt came to this chamber to speak to the nation. 

He said, “I address you at a moment unprecedented in the history of the Union.”

Hitler was on the march. War was raging in Europe. 

President Roosevelt’s purpose was to wake up the Congress and alert the American people that this was no ordinary moment.

Freedom and democracy were under assault in the world. 

Tonight I come to the same chamber to address the nation. 

Now it is we who face an unprecedented moment in the history of the Union. 

And yes, my purpose tonight is to both wake up this Congress, and alert the American people that this is no ordinary moment either. 

Not since President Lincoln and the Civil War have freedom and democracy been under assault here at home as they are today. 

What makes our moment rare is that freedom and democracy are under attack, both at home and overseas, at the very same time. 

Overseas, Putin of Russia is on the march, invading Ukraine and sowing chaos throughout Europe and beyond.

If anybody in this room thinks Putin will stop at Ukraine, I assure you, he will not. 

But Ukraine can stop Putin if we stand with Ukraine and provide the weapons it needs to defend itself. That is all Ukraine is asking. They are not asking for American soldiers. 

In fact, there are no American soldiers at war in Ukraine. And I am determined to keep it that way. 

But now assistance for Ukraine is being blocked by those who want us to walk away from our leadership in the world. 

It wasn’t that long ago when a Republican President, Ronald Reagan, thundered, “Mr. Gorbachev, tear down this wall.”

Now, my predecessor, a former Republican President, tells Putin, “Do whatever the hell you want.”

A former American President actually said that, bowing down to a Russian leader. 

It’s outrageous. It’s dangerous. It’s unacceptable. 

America is a founding member of NATO the military alliance of democratic nations created after World War II to prevent war and keep the peace.

Today, we’ve made NATO stronger than ever.

We welcomed Finland to the Alliance last year, and just this morning, Sweden officially joined NATO, and their Prime Minister is here tonight. 

Mr. Prime Minister, welcome to NATO, the strongest military alliance the world has ever known. 

I say this to Congress: we must stand up to Putin. Send me the Bipartisan National Security Bill. 

History is watching.

If the United States walks away now, it will put Ukraine at risk. 

Europe at risk. The free world at risk, emboldening others who wish to do us harm.

My message to President Putin is simple.

We will not walk away. We will not bow down. I will not bow down. 

History is watching, just like history watched three years ago on January 6th. 

Insurrectionists stormed this very Capitol and placed a dagger at the throat of American democracy. 

Many of you were here on that darkest of days. 

We all saw with our own eyes these insurrectionists were not patriots.

They had come to stop the peaceful transfer of power and to overturn the will of the people. 

January 6th and the lies about the 2020 election, and the plots to steal the election, posed the gravest threat to our democracy since the Civil War.

But they failed. America stood strong and democracy prevailed. 

But we must be honest the threat remains and democracy must be defended. 

My predecessor and some of you here seek to bury the truth of January 6th. 

I will not do that. 

This is a moment to speak the truth and bury the lies. 

And here’s the simplest truth. You can’t love your country only when you win. 

As I’ve done ever since being elected to office, I ask you all, without regard to party, to join together and defend our democracy! 

Remember your oath of office to defend against all threats foreign and domestic. 

Respect free and fair elections! Restore trust in our institutions! And make clear—political violence has absolutely no place in America!

And history is watching another assault on freedom.

Joining us tonight is Latorya Beasley, a social worker from Birmingham, Alabama. 14 months ago tonight, she and her husband welcomed a baby girl thanks to the miracle of IVF.

She scheduled treatments to have a second child, but the Alabama Supreme Court shut down IVF treatments across the state, unleashed by the Supreme Court decision overturning Roe v. Wade .

She was told her dream would have to wait.

What her family has gone through should never have happened. And unless Congress acts, it could happen again. 

So tonight, let’s stand up for families like hers!

To my friends across the aisle, don’t keep families waiting any longer. Guarantee the right to IVF nationwide! 

Like most Americans, I believe Roe v. Wade got it right. And I thank Vice President Harris for being an incredible leader, defending reproductive freedom and so much more.

But my predecessor came to office determined to see Roe v. Wade overturned.

He’s the reason it was overturned. In fact, he brags about it.

Look at the chaos that has resulted. 

Joining us tonight is Kate Cox, a wife and mother from Dallas.

When she became pregnant again, the fetus had a fatal condition. 

Her doctors told Kate that her own life and her ability to have children in the future were at risk if she didn’t act. 

Because Texas law banned abortion, Kate and her husband had to leave the state to get the care she needed. 

What her family has gone through should never have happened as well. But it is happening to so many others. 

There are state laws banning the right to choose, criminalizing doctors, and forcing survivors of rape and incest to leave their states as well to get the care they need. 

Many of you in this Chamber and my predecessor are promising to pass a national ban on reproductive freedom.

My God, what freedoms will you take away next? 

In its decision to overturn Roe v. Wade the Supreme Court majority wrote, “Women are not without electoral or political power.”

No kidding. 

Clearly, those bragging about overturning Roe v. Wade have no clue about the power of women in America.

They found out though when reproductive freedom was on the ballot and won in 2022, 2023, and they will find out again, in 2024.

If Americans send me a Congress that supports the right to choose, I promise you, I will restore Roe v. Wade as the law of the land again!

America cannot go back. I am here tonight to show the way forward. Because I know how far we’ve come.

Four years ago next week, before I came to office, our country was hit by the worst pandemic and the worst economic crisis in a century.

Remember the fear. Record job losses. Remember the spike in crime. And the murder rate. 

A raging virus that would take more than 1 million American lives and leave millions of loved ones behind. 

A mental health crisis of isolation and loneliness. 

A president, my predecessor, who failed the most basic duty. Any President owes the American people the duty to care.

That is unforgivable.

I came to office determined to get us through one of the toughest periods in our nation’s history. 

And we have. It doesn’t make the news but in thousands of cities and towns the American people are writing the greatest comeback story never told. 

So let’s tell that story here and now. 

America’s comeback is building a future of American possibilities, building an economy from the middle out and the bottom up, not the top down, investing in all of America, in all Americans to make sure everyone has a fair shot and we leave no one behind!

The pandemic no longer controls our lives. The vaccines that saved us from COVID are now being used to help beat cancer.

Turning setback into comeback.

That’s America!

I inherited an economy that was on the brink. Now our economy is the envy of the world! 

15 million new jobs in just three years—that’s a record!

Unemployment at 50-year lows. 

A record 16 million Americans are starting small businesses and each one is an act of hope. 

With historic job growth and small business growth for Black, Hispanic, and Asian-Americans. 

800,000 new manufacturing jobs in America and counting. 

More people have health insurance today than ever before. 

The racial wealth gap is the smallest it’s been in 20 years. 

Wages keep going up and inflation keeps coming down! 

Inflation has dropped from 9% to 3%—the lowest in the world!

And trending lower. 

And now instead of importing foreign products and exporting American jobs, we’re exporting American products and creating American jobs—right here in America where they belong!

And the American people are beginning to feel it. 

Consumer studies show consumer confidence is soaring. 

Buy American has been the law of the land since the 1930s.

Past administrations including my predecessor failed to Buy American. 

Not any more. 

On my watch, federal projects like helping to build American roads bridges and highways will be made with American products built by American workers creating good-paying American jobs!

Thanks to my Chips and Science Act the United States is investing more in research and development than ever before. 

During the pandemic a shortage of semiconductor chips drove up prices for everything from cell phones to automobiles.

Well instead of having to import semiconductor chips, which America invented I might add, private companies are now investing billions of dollars to build new chip factories here in America! 

Creating tens of thousands of jobs many of them paying over $100,000 a year and don’t require a college degree. 

In fact my policies have attracted $650 Billion of private sector investments in clean energy and advanced manufacturing creating tens of thousands of jobs here in America! 

Thanks to our Bipartisan Infrastructure Law, 46,000 new projects have been announced across your communities—modernizing our roads and bridges, ports and airports, and public transit systems.

Removing poisonous lead pipes so every child can drink clean water without risk of getting brain damage. 

Providing affordable high speed internet for every American no matter where you live. 

Urban, suburban, and rural communities—in red states and blue.

Record investments in tribal communities. 

Because of my investments, family farms are better be able to stay in the family and children and grandchildren won’t have to leave home to make a living.

It’s transformative.

A great comeback story is Belvidere, Illinois. Home to an auto plant for nearly 60 years.

Before I came to office the plant was on its way to shutting down.

Thousands of workers feared for their livelihoods. Hope was fading.

Then I was elected to office and we raised Belvidere repeatedly with the auto company knowing unions make all the difference.

The UAW worked like hell to keep the plant open and get those jobs back. And together, we succeeded! 

Instead of an auto factory shutting down an auto factory is re-opening and a new state-of-the art battery factory is being built to power those cars.

Instead of a town being left behind it’s a community moving forward again!

Because instead of watching auto jobs of the future go overseas 4,000 union workers with higher wages will be building that future, in Belvidere, here in America! 

Here tonight is UAW President, Shawn Fain, a great friend, and a great labor leader. 

And Dawn Simms, a third generation UAW worker in Belvidere.

Shawn, I was proud to be the first President in American history to walk a picket line. 

And today Dawn has a job in her hometown providing stability for her family and pride and dignity.

Showing once again, Wall Street didn’t build this country! 

The middle class built this country! And unions built the middle class! 

When Americans get knocked down, we get back up! 

We keep going! 

That’s America! That’s you, the American people! 

It’s because of you America is coming back!

It’s because of you, our future is brighter! 

And it’s because of you that tonight we can proudly say the State of our Union is strong and getting stronger!

Tonight I want to talk about the future of possibilities that we can build together. 

A future where the days of trickle-down economics are over and the wealthy and biggest corporations no longer get all the breaks. 

I grew up in a home where not a lot trickled down on my Dad’s kitchen table. 

That’s why I’m determined to turn things around so the middle class does well the poor have a way up and the wealthy still does well. 

We all do well. 

And there’s more to do to make sure you’re feeling the benefits of all we’re doing. 

Americans pay more for prescription drugs than anywhere else. 

It’s wrong and I’m ending it. 

With a law I proposed and signed and not one Republican voted for we finally beat Big Pharma! 

Instead of paying $400 a month for insulin seniors with diabetes only have to pay $35 a month! 

And now I want to cap the cost of insulin at $35 a month for every American who needs it! 

For years people have talked about it but I finally got it done and gave Medicare the power to negotiate lower prices for prescription drugs just like the VA does for our veterans.

That’s not just saving seniors money. 

It’s saving taxpayers money cutting the federal deficit by $160 Billion because Medicare will no longer have to pay exorbitant prices to Big Pharma. 

This year Medicare is negotiating lower prices for some of the costliest drugs on the market that treat everything from heart disease to arthritis. 

Now it’s time to go further and give Medicare the power to negotiate lower prices for 500 drugs over the next decade. 

That will not only save lives it will save taxpayers another $200 Billion! 

Starting next year that same law caps total prescription drug costs for seniors on Medicare at $2,000 a year even for expensive cancer drugs that can cost $10,000, $12,000, $15,000 a year. 

Now I want to cap prescription drug costs at $2,000 a year for everyone! 

Folks Obamacare, known as the Affordable Care Act is still a very big deal. 

Over one hundred million of you can no longer be denied health insurance because of pre-existing conditions. 

But my predecessor and many in this chamber want to take that protection away by repealing the Affordable Care Act.

I won’t let that happen!

We stopped you 50 times before and we will stop you again! 

In fact I am protecting it and expanding it. 

I enacted tax credits that save $800 per person per year reducing health care premiums for millions of working families. 

Those tax credits expire next year. 

I want to make those savings permanent! 

Women are more than half of our population but research on women’s health has always been underfunded.

That’s why we’re launching the first-ever White House Initiative on Women’s Health Research, led by Jill who is doing an incredible job as First Lady. 

Pass my plan for $12 Billion to transform women’s health research and benefit millions of lives across America! 

I know the cost of housing is so important to you.

If inflation keeps coming down mortgage rates will come down as well. 

But I’m not waiting. 

I want to provide an annual tax credit that will give Americans $400 a month for the next two years as mortgage rates come down to put toward their mortgage when they buy a first home or trade up for a little more space.

My Administration is also eliminating title insurance fees for federally backed mortgages. 

When you refinance your home this can save you $1,000 or more. 

For millions of renters, we’re cracking down on big landlords who break antitrust laws by price-fixing and driving up rents.

I’ve cut red tape so more builders can get federal financing, which is already helping build a record 1.7 million housing units nationwide. 

Now pass my plan to build and renovate 2 million affordable homes and bring those rents down!

To remain the strongest economy in the world we need the best education system in the world. 

I want to give every child a good start by providing access to pre-school for 3- and 4-year-olds. 

Studies show that children who go to pre-school are nearly 50% more likely to finish high school and go on to earn a 2- or 4-year degree no matter their background. 

I want to expand high-quality tutoring and summer learning time and see to it that every child learns to read by third grade. 

I’m also connecting businesses and high schools so students get hands-on experience and a path to a good-paying job whether or not they go to college. 

And I want to make college more affordable. 

Let’s continue increasing Pell Grants for working- and middle-class families and increase our record investments in HBCUs and Hispanic and Minority-serving Institutions 

I fixed student loan programs to reduce the burden of student debt for nearly 4 Million Americans including nurses firefighters and others in public service like Keenan Jones a public-school educator in Minnesota who’s here with us tonight.

He’s educated hundreds of students so they can go to college now he can help his own daughter pay for college.

Such relief is good for the economy because folks are now able to buy a home start a business even start a family. 

While we’re at it I want to give public school teachers a raise! 

Now let me speak to a question of fundamental fairness for all Americans. 

I’ve been delivering real results in a fiscally responsible way. 

I’ve already cut the federal deficit by over one trillion dollars. 

I signed a bipartisan budget deal that will cut another trillion dollars over the next decade. 

And now it’s my goal to cut the federal deficit $3 trillion more by making big corporations and the very wealthy finally pay their fair share.

Look, I’m a capitalist. 

If you want to make a million bucks—great!

Just pay your fair share in taxes. 

A fair tax code is how we invest in the things that make a country great—health care, education, defense, and more.

But here’s the deal. 

The last administration enacted a $2 Trillion tax cut that overwhelmingly benefits the very wealthy and the biggest corporations and exploded the federal deficit. 

They added more to the national debt than in any presidential term in American history. 

For folks at home does anybody really think the tax code is fair? 

Do you really think the wealthy and big corporations need another $2 trillion in tax breaks? 

I sure don’t. I’m going to keep fighting like hell to make it fair! 

Under my plan nobody earning less than $400,000 will pay an additional penny in federal taxes. 

Nobody. Not one penny. 

In fact the Child Tax Credit I passed during the pandemic cut taxes for millions of working families and cut child poverty in HALF. 

Restore the Child Tax Credit because no child should go hungry in this country! 

The way to make the tax code fair is to make big corporations and the very wealthy finally pay their share. 

In 2020 55 of the biggest companies in America made $40 Billion in profits and paid zero in federal income taxes.

Not any more! 

Thanks to the law I wrote and signed big companies now have to pay a minimum of 15%.

But that’s still less than working people pay in federal taxes. 

It’s time to raise the corporate minimum tax to at least 21% so every big corporation finally begins to pay their fair share. 

I also want to end the tax breaks for Big Pharma, Big Oil, private jets, and massive executive pay! 

End it now! 

There are 1,000 billionaires in America.

You know what the average federal tax rate for these billionaires is? 8.2 percent! 

That’s far less than the vast majority of Americans pay.

No billionaire should pay a lower tax rate than a teacher, a sanitation worker, a nurse! 

That’s why I’ve proposed a minimum tax of 25% for billionaires. Just 25%. 

That would raise $500 Billion over the next 10 years. 

Imagine what that could do for America. Imagine a future with affordable child care so millions of families can get the care they need and still go to work and help grow the economy. 

Imagine a future with paid leave because no one should have to choose between working and taking care of yourself or a sick family member.

Imagine a future with home care and elder care so seniors and people living with disabilities can stay in their homes and family caregivers get paid what they deserve! 

Tonight, let’s all agree once again to stand up for seniors! 

Many of my Republican friends want to put Social Security on the chopping block.

If anyone here tries to cut Social Security or Medicare or raise the retirement age I will stop them! 

Working people who built this country pay more into Social Security than millionaires and billionaires do. It’s not fair. 

We have two ways to go on Social Security. 

Republicans will cut Social Security and give more tax cuts to the wealthy. 

I will protect and strengthen Social Security and make the wealthy pay their fair share! 

Too many corporations raise their prices to pad their profits charging you more and more for less and less. 

That’s why we’re cracking down on corporations that engage in price gouging or deceptive pricing from food to health care to housing. 

In fact, snack companies think you won’t notice when they charge you just as much for the same size bag but with fewer chips in it.

Pass Senator Bob Casey’s bill to put a stop to shrinkflation! 

I’m also getting rid of junk fees those hidden fees added at the end of your bills without your knowledge. My administration just announced we’re cutting credit card late fees from $32 to just $8. 

The banks and credit card companies don’t like it. 

I’m saving American families $20 billion a year with all of the junk fees I’m eliminating. 

And I’m not stopping there. 

My Administration has proposed rules to make cable travel utilities and online ticket sellers tell you the total price upfront so there are no surprises. 

It matters. 

And so does this. 

In November, my team began serious negotiations with a bipartisan group of Senators. 

The result was a bipartisan bill with the toughest set of border security reforms we’ve ever seen in this country.

That bipartisan deal would hire 1,500 more border security agents and officers.

100 more immigration judges to help tackle a backload of 2 million cases. 

4,300 more asylum officers and new policies so they can resolve cases in 6 months instead of 6 years.

100 more high-tech drug detection machines to significantly increase the ability to screen and stop vehicles from smuggling fentanyl into America.

This bill would save lives and bring order to the border. 

It would also give me as President new emergency authority to temporarily shut down the border when the number of migrants at the border is overwhelming.

The Border Patrol Union endorsed the bill. 

The Chamber of Commerce endorsed the bill. 

I believe that given the opportunity a majority of the House and Senate would endorse it as well. 

But unfortunately, politics have derailed it so far. 

I’m told my predecessor called Republicans in Congress and demanded they block the bill. He feels it would be a political win for me and a political loser for him. 

It’s not about him or me.

It’d be a winner for America!

My Republican friends you owe it to the American people to get this bill done.

We need to act. 

And if my predecessor is watching instead of playing politics and pressuring members of Congress to block this bill, join me in telling Congress to pass it! 

We can do it together. But here’s what I will not do.

I will not demonize immigrants saying they “poison the blood of our country” as he said in his own words. 

I will not separate families. 

I will not ban people from America because of their faith. 

Unlike my predecessor, on my first day in office I introduced a comprehensive plan to fix our immigration system, secure the border, and provide a pathway to citizenship for Dreamers and so much more.

Because unlike my predecessor, I know who we are as Americans.

We are the only nation in the world with a heart and soul that draws from old and new. 

Home to Native Americans whose ancestors have been here for thousands of years. Home to people from every place on Earth.

Some came freely. 

Some chained by force. 

Some when famine struck, like my ancestral family in Ireland. 

Some to flee persecution. 

Some to chase dreams that are impossible anywhere but here in America. 

That’s America, where we all come from somewhere, but we are all Americans. 

We can fight about the border, or we can fix it. I’m ready to fix it. 

Send me the border bill now! 

A transformational moment in our history happened 59 years ago today in Selma, Alabama. 

Hundreds of foot soldiers for justice marched across the Edmund Pettus Bridge, named after a Grand Dragon of the KKK, to claim their fundamental right to vote.

They were beaten bloodied and left for dead. 

Our late friend and former colleague John Lewis was at the march.

We miss him. 

Joining us tonight are other marchers who were there including Betty May Fikes, known as the “Voice of Selma.”

A daughter of gospel singers and preachers, she sang songs of prayer and protest on that Bloody Sunday, to help shake the nation’s conscience. Five months later, the Voting Rights Act was signed into law.

But 59 years later, there are forces taking us back in time.

Voter suppression. Election subversion. Unlimited dark money. Extreme gerrymandering.

John Lewis was a great friend to many of us here. But if you truly want to honor him and all the heroes who marched with him, then it’s time for more than just talk. 

Pass and send me the Freedom to Vote Act and the John Lewis Voting Rights Act! 

And stop denying another core value of America our diversity across American life. 

Banning books. 

It’s wrong! 

Instead of erasing history, let’s make history!

I want to protect other fundamental rights!

Pass the Equality Act, and my message to transgender Americans: I have your back! 

Pass the PRO Act for workers rights! And raise the federal minimum wage because every worker has the right to earn a decent living! 

We are also making history by confronting the climate crisis, not denying it. 

I’m taking the most significant action on climate ever in the history of the world. 

I am cutting our carbon emissions in half by 2030. 

Creating tens of thousands of clean-energy jobs, like the IBEW workers building and installing 500,000 electric vehicle charging stations. 

Conserving 30% of America’s lands and waters by 2030.

Taking historic action on environmental justice for fence-line communities smothered by the legacy of pollution.

And patterned after the Peace Corps and Ameri Corps, I’ve launched a Climate Corps to put 20,000 young people to work at the forefront of our clean energy future. 

I’ll triple that number this decade. 

All Americans deserve the freedom to be safe, and America is safer today than when I took office. 

The year before I took office, murders went up 30% nationwide the biggest increase in history. 

That was then. 

Now, through my American Rescue Plan, which every Republican voted against, I’ve made the largest investment in public safety ever. 

Last year, the murder rate saw the sharpest decrease in history, and violent crime fell to one of the lowest levels in more than 50 years.

But we have more to do. 

Help cities and towns invest in more community police officers, more mental health workers, and more community violence intervention.

Give communities the tools to crack down on gun crime, retail crime, and carjacking. 

Keep building public trust, as I’ve been doing by taking executive action on police reform, and calling for it to be the law of the land, directing my Cabinet to review the federal classification of marijuana, and expunging thousands of convictions for mere possession, because no one should be jailed for using or possessing marijuana!

To take on crimes of domestic violence, I am ramping up federal enforcement of the Violence Against Women Act, that I proudly wrote, so we can finally end the scourge of violence against women in America!

And there’s another kind of violence I want to stop. 

With us tonight is Jasmine, whose 9-year-old sister Jackie was murdered with 21 classmates and teachers at her elementary school in Uvalde, Texas. 

Soon after it happened, Jill and I went to Uvalde and spent hours with the families. 

We heard their message, and so should everyone in this chamber do something. 

I did do something by establishing the first-ever Office of Gun Violence Prevention in the White House that Vice President Harris is leading. 

Meanwhile, my predecessor told the NRA he’s proud he did nothing on guns when he was President. 

After another school shooting in Iowa he said we should just “get over it.” 

I say we must stop it.

I’m proud we beat the NRA when I signed the most significant gun safety law in nearly 30 years! 

Now we must beat the NRA again! 

I’m demanding a ban on assault weapons and high-capacity magazines! 

Pass universal background checks! 

None of this violates the Second Amendment or vilifies responsible gun owners. 

As we manage challenges at home, we’re also managing crises abroad including in the Middle East. 

I know the last five months have been gut-wrenching for so many people, for the Israeli people, the Palestinian people, and so many here in America. 

This crisis began on October 7th with a massacre by the terrorist group Hamas. 

1,200 innocent people women and girls men and boys slaughtered, many enduring sexual violence. 

The deadliest day for the Jewish people since the Holocaust. 

250 hostages taken. 

Here in the chamber tonight are American families whose loved ones are still being held by Hamas. 

I pledge to all the families that we will not rest until we bring their loved ones home. 

We will also work around the clock to bring home Evan and Paul, Americans being unjustly detained all around the world. 

Israel has a right to go after Hamas. 

Hamas could end this conflict today by releasing the hostages, laying down arms, and surrendering those responsible for October 7th. 

Israel has an added burden because Hamas hides and operates among the civilian population. But Israel also has a fundamental responsibility to protect innocent civilians in Gaza. 

This war has taken a greater toll on innocent civilians than all previous wars in Gaza combined. 

More than 30,000 Palestinians have been killed. 

Most of whom are not Hamas. 

Thousands and thousands are innocent women and children. 

Girls and boys also orphaned. 

Nearly 2 million more Palestinians under bombardment or displaced. 

Homes destroyed, neighborhoods in rubble, cities in ruin. 

Families without food, water, medicine. 

It’s heartbreaking. 

We’ve been working non-stop to establish an immediate ceasefire that would last for at least six weeks. 

It would get the hostages home, ease the intolerable humanitarian crisis, and build toward something more enduring. 

The United States has been leading international efforts to get more humanitarian assistance into Gaza. 

Tonight, I’m directing the U.S. military to lead an emergency mission to establish a temporary pier in the Mediterranean on the Gaza coast that can receive large ships carrying food, water, medicine and temporary shelters. 

No U.S. boots will be on the ground. 

This temporary pier would enable a massive increase in the amount of humanitarian assistance getting into Gaza every day. 

But Israel must also do its part. 

Israel must allow more aid into Gaza and ensure that humanitarian workers aren’t caught in the cross fire. 

To the leadership of Israel I say this. 

Humanitarian assistance cannot be a secondary consideration or a bargaining chip. 

Protecting and saving innocent lives has to be a priority. 

As we look to the future, the only real solution is a two-state solution. 

I say this as a lifelong supporter of Israel and the only American president to visit Israel in wartime. 

There is no other path that guarantees Israel’s security and democracy. 

There is no other path that guarantees Palestinians can live with peace and dignity. 

There is no other path that guarantees peace between Israel and all of its Arab neighbors, including Saudi Arabia.

Creating stability in the Middle East also means containing the threat posed by Iran.

That’s why I built a coalition of more than a dozen countries to defend international shipping and freedom of navigation in the Red Sea. 

I’ve ordered strikes to degrade Houthi capabilities and defend U.S. Forces in the region. 

As Commander in Chief, I will not hesitate to direct further measures to protect our people and military personnel.

For years, all I’ve heard from my Republican friends and so many others is China’s on the rise and America is falling behind. 

They’ve got it backward. 

America is rising. 

We have the best economy in the world. 

Since I’ve come to office, our GDP is up. 

And our trade deficit with China is down to the lowest point in over a decade. 

We’re standing up against China’s unfair economic practices. 

And standing up for peace and stability across the Taiwan Strait. 

I’ve revitalized our partnerships and alliances in the Pacific. 

I’ve made sure that the most advanced American technologies can’t be used in China’s weapons. 

Frankly for all his tough talk on China, it never occurred to my predecessor to do that. 

We want competition with China, but not conflict.

And we’re in a stronger position to win the competition for the 21st Century against China or anyone else for that matter. 

Here at home I’ve signed over 400 bipartisan bills.

But there’s more to do to pass my Unity Agenda. 

Strengthen penalties on fentanyl trafficking. 

Pass bipartisan privacy legislation to protect our children online. 

Harness the promise of A.I. and protect us from its peril.

Ban A.I. voice impersonation and more! 

And keep our one truly sacred obligation, to train and equip those we send into harm’s way and care for them and their families when they come home, and when they don’t.

That’s why I signed the PACT Act, one of the most significant laws ever, helping millions of veterans who were exposed to toxins and who now are battling more than 100 cancers. 

Many of them didn’t come home. 

We owe them and their families. 

And we owe it to ourselves to keep supporting our new health research agency called ARPA-H and remind us that we can do big things like end cancer as we know it! 

Let me close with this. 

I know I may not look like it, but I’ve been around a while. 

And when you get to my age certain things become clearer than ever before. 

I know the American story. 

Again and again I’ve seen the contest between competing forces in the battle for the soul of our nation. 

Between those who want to pull America back to the past and those who want to move America into the future. 

My lifetime has taught me to embrace freedom and democracy. 

A future based on the core values that have defined America. 

Honesty. Decency. Dignity. Equality. 

To respect everyone. To give everyone a fair shot. To give hate no safe harbor.

Now some other people my age see a different story.

An American story of resentment, revenge, and retribution. 

That’s not me. 

I was born amid World War II when America stood for freedom in the world. 

I grew up in Scranton, Pennsylvania, and Claymont, Delaware, among working people who built this country.

I watched in horror as two of my heroes, Dr. King and Bobby Kennedy, were assassinated and their legacies inspired me to pursue a career in service. 

A public defender, county councilman, elected United States Senator at 29, then Vice President, to our first Black President, now President, with our first woman Vice President. 

In my career I’ve been told I’m too young and I’m too old. 

Whether young or old, I’ve always known what endures. 

Our North Star. 

The very idea of America, that we are all created equal and deserve to be treated equally throughout our lives. 

We’ve never fully lived up to that idea, but we’ve never walked away from it either. 

And I won’t walk away from it now. 

My fellow Americans, the issue facing our nation isn’t how old we are, it’s how old our ideas are.

Hate, anger, revenge, retribution are among the oldest of ideas. 

But you can’t lead America with ancient ideas that only take us back. 

To lead America, the land of possibilities, you need a vision for the future of what America can and should be. 

Tonight you’ve heard mine. 

I see a future where we defend democracy not diminish it. 

I see a future where we restore the right to choose and protect other freedoms not take them away. 

I see a future where the middle class finally has a fair shot and the wealthy finally have to pay their fair share in taxes. 

I see a future where we save the planet from the climate crisis and our country from gun violence. 

Above all, I see a future for all Americans! 

I see a country for all Americans! 

And I will always be a president for all Americans! 

Because I believe in America! 

I believe in you the American people. 

You’re the reason I’ve never been more optimistic about our future! 

So let’s build that future together! 

Let’s remember who we are! 

We are the United States of America. 

There is nothing beyond our capacity when we act together! 

May God bless you all. 

May God protect our troops.

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President Joe Biden  is set to deliver the final State of the Union address of his term Thursday though one member of his cabinet will be conspicuously absent.

Education Secretary Miguel Cardona is the "designated survivor," the White House announced ahead of the speech.

Every year, a top government official is chosen as the “designated survivor” as a way to maintain the presidential line of succession in case of a catastrophic event where multiple officials in the line are unable to assume office.

The practice inspired a television series of the same name starring Keifer Sutherland.

Here's what to know about the "designated survivor."

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What is the 'Designated Survivor'

The practice of having a "designated survivor" began during the Cold War but the first designated "survivor" was Education Secretary Terrel Bell in 1981, according to  the National Constitution Center

The "designated survivor" is usually someone on the lower end of the chain of succession as laid out in the Presidential Succession Act of 1947 .

The first three persons in the line of succession are highly likely to be in the chamber as they have roles in the Congress. They are:

  • Vice President (President of the Senate)
  • Speaker of the House
  • President Pro Tempore of the Senate

The line of succession following them is comprised of cabinet secretaries and the Attorney General. Both of Biden's previous designated survivors were outside of the first nine in line for succession.

The Secretary of the Interior is the most common secretary to serve as the "designated survivor" being tapped seven times, according to The American Presidency Project . The Secretary of Agriculture has been the designated survivor six times.

How is the 'designated survivor' chosen

There is no set protocol for the choosing of the "designated survivor."

Jon Favreau, a former speechwriter for Barack Obama, told  The Ringer  that the administration picked the designated depending in part on if the department has a role in the speech.

"Sometimes the designated survivor is chosen based on, 'are their programs or policies going to be a highlight of the State of the Union?'" Favreau said.

Prior 'designated survivors' for Biden's State of the Union addresses

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There was no designated survivor in 2021 as the COVID-19 pandemic reduced the number of cabinet secretaries who attended. Janet Yellen, Secretary of the Treasury, was the de-facto "designated survivor."

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Politics latest: Diane Abbott speaks out after PMQs dominated by Tory donor's reported comments about her

The row over reported comments from Tory donor Frank Hester about Diane Abbott dominates PMQs, as Rishi Sunak faces calls to return the money he has given to the party.

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Zarah Sultana starts every event she attends the same way.

She has to log the date, location and time into a little mechanical device at each destination so security teams know where she is.

That way, if any danger were to occur, her colleagues and the parliamentary authorities can send support as quickly as possible.

She's the Labour MP for Coventry South and the youngest Muslim MP ever elected in this country and believes this is partly the reason why this year - according to parliament's own records - she's the most at-risk MP online.

Since the 7 October attacks by Hamas on Israel, there has been a noticeable uptick in the hatred and abuse she receives online and she says, ever since she has started talking about Palestinian rights, the abuse has come thick and fast.

Often when talking about abuse, out of politeness, we risk sanitising the words that people direct towards her. So I cautiously ask her whether she would mind being open about what life is like for her on an average day.

She candidly whips out her phone and rattles off some of the types of abuse she has to deal with.

"'You should be deported b***h," the first one reads.

"Go home to Pakistan," another abuser writes.

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Asked if Westminster is working at the moment, the SNP's Westminster leader Stephen Flynn says: "Of course it's not."

"It's a circus," he adds.

Mr Flynn says that, in the midst of a cost of living crisis, what is being discussed in Westminster is "internal Tory problems".

He turns back to the matter of Frank Hester and racist remarks allegedly made about Diane Abbott.

The donations he has made to the Tories shouldn't just be "given back", he says. "It should be donated to an anti-racism charity.

"They should have done the right thing - I fear it's too late."

Adam Parsons is now joined by the Westminster leader for the SNP, Stephen Flynn, who begin their conversation on the row concerning Conservative donor Frank Hester.

"The thing that's frustrating me the most about this is the prime minister's justification for keeping this money is that... he has apologised," Mr Flynn says.

"He apologised for being rude, these comments aren't rude. They're racist, they're odious and they're deeply threatening as well.

"He talked about an MP, one of my parliamentary colleagues, being shot. This is deeply serious.

"The prime minister talks about rooting out extremism, we should start by doing that from Tory donors and indeed Tory backbenchers immediately."

Asked about Speaker Sir Lindsay Hoyle's decision not to call on Diane Abbott during PMQs, Mr Flynn says he thought at the time she "has to have the floor of the House of Commons in order to express her views".

He adds the decision by Sir Lindsay is "completely unforgiveable".

"Of course it adds to my very strong view that the Speaker of the House of Commons has lost control of the chamber and must go."

Our deputy political editor Sam Coates notes a lot of Conservative MPs are "flapping, panicking and unhappy" under Rishi Sunak's leadership.

He says today was a "really important moment" for the prime minister.

"It was the first time we had seen him really since last Friday - and a lot has happened since Friday," he says.

"We had the defection of Lee Anderson, then we had this extraordinary row about racism and a big party donor - and then there was the poor landing of the budget.

"This was a moment where Rishi Sunak needed to reassure his troops that he's got this, that he can lead, that he can take the country and his party where they need to go even though there are challenges.

"It didn't entirely go well.

"You had rebukes from the Scottish Conservatives, you had rebukes from his own side."

He says a lot of Tories are "flapping, some of them are panicking, and a lot of them are unhappy.

"The one saving grace for Rishi Sunak is there is no common direction they are running in."

However, Sam says he is "struck" about how much chatter there is about a May general election - for a number of reasons.

"Some think he doesn't have any more in the tank to give, and worry that if he extends his time in Number 10 it will just get worse, and others worry about the local elections."

Sam adds that one MP told him an argument for calling an election now is that Labour is "hurting because of what's happening in the Middle East".

Earlier today, MP Dianne Abbott took to her feet dozens of times to grab the attention of the Commons Speaker Sir Lindsay Hoyle.

Alleged racist remarks about Ms Abbott by Conservative donor Frank Hester had dominated the day.

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While we're on the topic, here's a reminder of what happened during Prime Minister's Questions today...

Speaker Sir Lindsay Hoyle failed to call MP Diane Abbott during today's Prime Minister's Questions, which was dominated by the race row surrounding her.

Sky News has seen that Ms Abbott stood up 46 times in the Commons to try and have her say in the debate, without success.

The row was sparked by comments from Tory donor Frank Hester, who allegedly saidthe MP made him "want to hate all black women" and that she "should be shot".

However, despite rising in her seat and trying to catch Sir Lindsay's eye throughout the Commons session, Ms Abbott was not invited to speak.

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Speaking in the Commons, Rishi Sunak condemned Mr Hester's reported remarks about MP Diane Abbott as "racist" and "wrong" but insisted he had shown "remorse".

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The government's proposal to redefine extremism will "vilify the wrong people" and "risk more division", according to a coalition of Muslim organisations.

Signatories include groups which fear they may fall under the new definition, which is due to be announced as part of the government's new counter-extremism strategy on Thursday.

CAGE International, Friends of Al-Aqsa (FOA), Muslim Association of Britain (MAB), Muslim Engagement and Development (MEND), and 5Pillars say "the proposed definition signals an attack on civil liberties by attacking law-abiding individuals and groups that oppose government policy by labelling them as 'extremist'".

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Back to the Treasury committee, and Chancellor Jeremy Hunt has said his ambition to scrap national insurance contributions will not happen in the next parliament.

Mr Hunt used his budget to set out a 2p cut in national insurance from April with a vague promise to deliver a simpler tax system by eventually getting rid of it altogether.

Giving evidence to MPs today, the chancellor said: "It won't happen in one parliament, but it's a long-term ambition.

"If we do that, that will be the biggest tax simplification of our lifetimes."

Rishi Sunak recently stressed his commitment to ending the "unnecessarily complex" system of having both income tax and national insurance contributions.

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Robert Downey Jr. Calls Himself a ‘Rescue Pet’ Who Wife Susan ‘Loved Back to Life’ in 2024 Oscars Speech

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Robert Downey Jr. received the award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role at the 2024 Oscars for his performance in Oppenheimer — and gave his wife, Susan Downey , most of the credit.

“I’d like to thank my terrible childhood and The Academy. In that order,” Robert, 58, began his acceptance speech during the Sunday, March 10, awards show.

He then turned his attention to his wife of nearly 20 years. “I’d like to thank my veterinarian, I mean my wife, Susan Downey,” the actor said. “She found me, a snarling rescue pet and you loved me back to life. That’s why I’m here.”

Robert also gushed about working on Christopher Nolan ’s Oppenheimer , saying, “Here’s my little secret. I needed this job more than it needed me. I stand here before you, a better man because of it.”

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He continued: “What we do is meaningful, and the stuff that we decide to make is important.”

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Robert then joked, “So, back to my publicist — my agent, Phillip Raskin is here and Andrew Dunlap , my den mother Joy Feeley , thank you.”

He added, “I want to thank my stylist, in case no one else does. Thanks, Erika, thank you very much. And I’m just going to say this. My entertainment lawyer Tom Hanson , for 40 years, the half of which he spent trying to get me insured and bailing me out, thanks, bro.”

The first time winner concluded by giving his kids a shout-out. “Avri, Exton, Indio, this one’s for you,” Robert said.

The category was rounded out by American Fiction ’s Sterling K. Brown , Killers of the Flower Moon ’s Robert De Niro ,  Barbie ’s Ryan Gosling and Poor Things ’ Mark Ruffalo.

Brown, 47, was a first-time Academy Award nominee at the ceremony, while Robert, Gosling, 43, and Ruffalo, 56, each had multiple previous nods heading into the event.

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Robert was previously up for Best Actor in a Leading Role for Chaplin in 1993 and Best Actor in a Supporting Role for Tropic Thunder in 2009, while Gosling received nominations for Best Actor in a Leading Role for Half Nelson in 2007 and La La Land in 2017. Ruffalo earned three past nods for Best Actor in a Supporting Role for The Kids Are All Right in 2011, Foxcatcher in 2015 and Spotlight in 2016.

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Ahead of the Academy Awards, Robert secured wins for Best Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting Role in Any Motion Picture at the 2024 Golden Globe Awards in January, beating out De Niro, Gosling, Ruffalo, May December ’s Charles Melton and Poor Things ’ Willem Dafoe , and for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting Role at the 2024 Screen Actors Guild Awards in February, defeating Brown, Dafoe, De Niro and Gosling.

During his Golden Globes acceptance speech, Robert described his victory as “a most-improved-player thing” and credited his agents with telling him he “needed to restart [his] career.” At the SAG Awards, he thanked some of the “super talented” costars he “learned so much from up close” throughout his career before expressing his gratitude to wife Susan for “flawlessly [portraying] a sane and rational individual who is happily married to an actor.”

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Speech on importance of teacher in our lives.

Teachers play a very important role in shaping the future of their students. Right from kindergarten to university, they are the ones who impart knowledge and teach us about everything important. Moreover, they also teach us about ethical values and imbibe in our moral values. Thus, we can say that teachers shape our personality into something very strong and wonderful. A world without teachers would be definitely chaotic. There are only a few people in our lives who impact our world, and teachers are definitely one of them.

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Importance of Teachers in Our Lives

They assume the role of an educator and caregiver for their students. Sometimes, they also become our friends and help us with personal problems. A teacher is the one who will help you become a better person and an informed one.

Moreover, they see the potential of their students when no one else can. Teachers also decide the fate of a nation as the youth is in their hands. When the youth is educated and informed, naturally, the future of the country will be in safe hands.

In fact, the fate of students is in the hands of their teachers. They push the students to achieve greater heights and become successful. Consequently, they turn out to be doctors, lawyers, pilots, scientists and more, only with the help of a teacher. In India, we even celebrate Teacher’s Day to honor them on 5 th September, every year.

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A Teacher’s Role

While some people think it’s easy, the role of a teacher is very challenging and equally important. It is their responsibility to impart the correct knowledge and in the right manner. They have to teach methodically for which they prepare their lessons beforehand. Thus, they are able to motivate their students through the use of accurate techniques.

A good teacher gives homework to their students also checks it regularly for a better practice. Further, they plan meticulously for a better teaching pattern. At the beginning of the year, they plan the whole syllabus out for a smooth teaching experience.

In addition to teaching, a teacher is also a good organizer. They have to organize various activities that take place in school throughout the year. Further, they have to take care of other little yet important things, like the seating arrangement, classroom activities and more.

Moreover, they also supervise a lot of tasks and activities in school. For instance, attendance, homework, behaviour is also supervised by teachers. They are responsible for maintaining the discipline and decorum of the students.

Most importantly, they guide the students every step of the way. They have to make sure they do not favour a specific student and give equal attention to all. In fact, teachers have to decide how they divide the attention towards students who need it more than others.

Thus, it is fair to say that our teachers are the ones who make this world a better place. They make this world a better place by enhancing student’s lives. Moreover, teachers are the ones who play the role of so many people in a child’s life. They are a mentor, a parent, a friend, and more which makes all the difference in one’s life.

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