Examinations - has it killed education

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M Stanley said:   6 months ago
According to my thoughts Examination is a test of one's knowledge of how far you have come regarding your potential to study a given syllabus. It tests one's capability of how much one has learnt so far.

In today's world education mostly lacks discipline and one's own creativeness and knowledge of the subject. Rather it has become market-oriented. It seems if there is no good grade there can't be an option for the future. That's where our thought as a teacher as a parent and as institutions runner mistakes.

Education should be a norm for humanity to gain knowledge of our surroundings and our environment. It does not necessarily mean you need to get 100 out of 100. It means the practicality of the thing you have been taught and how you applied it for the betterment of society at large. But we are all doing it just to get the grade 100 out of 100.

If the only examination is meant to test your knowledge of your thoughts and of your creativity not just to get grades. Then our education is fulfilled and we will see more of good students passing out rather than simply grade holders.

What education should really mean is to bring out the responsibility and self-awareness that a person possesses for the betterment of society and the world at large. Then there will be fewer criminals and less crime in our society. And after you are educated enough and gain your degrees in whatever fields you choose after completing it whatever fields you choose to become for the rest of your life will be a meaningful and satisfying life. For you have learnt so much from your schools by educating you to be a better person in future rather than simply a grade holder with a useless person for the society and the world.

That is should be the definition of education and not simply exam takers and grade holders. Eduction is a part of us all until we die we keep on learning and there is no end. But grade has its limitation and it stops when you get your degrees.

So let's make education an easy and disciplined curriculum for the students and to bring out the best within them and their potential of creativity and thoughts established as they grow older and not be just an exam taker or a grade holders.

Xyz said:   10 months ago

The examination is the worst nation. It kills everything we are interested in. They don't teach sports, music, arts, drama, etc.

Whatever we are interested in is not being taught nor considered important in school. We go and study useless junk which nobody's interested in. And the definition of EDUCATION is to learn something. And something doesn't mean the subjects that are taught in school. We have to waste our time doing something we are not interested in. And it does not let a child's creativity to open up. It is a barrier to our talents and interests.

Many get less marks because they aren't interested in it.

Many suicides because they are carrying out useless activities.

Many go in depression because they get less marks (because of examination marks).

Parents scold students for getting less marks, but can't they see that students aren't interested in those things. Most of them give examinations because of their parent's desires. We do something we don't like but do it for someone, we lose a point if our lives. It seems like they are living in our minds and controlling them. It's our life, Not theirs. Nobody dares to confront or be the first one to disagree to that examination of useless junk is important.

But if nobody cares, that'll continue and life of many people would be as usual - a mess. So I'll give the advice to do things that you think is important and the things you love to do, not even like, love.

All the best!

Poorvi said:   1 year ago
Hellow everyone.

My name is Purvi.

I am going to tell about examination kills education.

According to my opinion, Yes! examination kills education every parent is in a rat race. Everyone just wants good great only in academic nothing less than this.

So this behaviour of parents is killing real talent of every student. Some students are very perfect in sports games and many other activities but because of this pressure they have to enrol themselves in education meanwhile they are not so much interested in studies examination also creates jealousy and society in between students and parents students feel alone and depressed if they get less marks so please vote is it correct or wrong I need to get to know.

Thank you everyone.

Shawn Aloysious said:   1 year ago
The examination will not kill education. The examination is the method of measuring our ability. Examination makes students low and upgrade. It can write our future. A piece of paper decides our future.

One thing is there, students having different abilities not getting the place to show it in the exam. Their abilities suppress down. In my opinion, real education is natural life music, arts, social interactions, sports are real education.

Siddharth MadanMohan Kashyap said:   1 year ago
Education and Exams are really not helping anyone discover their potential.

Eg: Suppose I am a research-oriented person, now why will I learn 100 's of topics to qualify for research if I can dedicate my life to just one topic in which I want to research.

The same goes for many other works like I love music, but you don't have schools for music until you realise you can learn on your own if it's really for you. I mean education has killed so many students, many gone insane, but it has not made us good human beings. Now, real education is Nature, Life, Music, Arts, Social Interactions etc.

Rohit said:   1 year ago
In my opinion, exams are the best method to enhance the ability of the students and to get the best of the best extraordinary student among all.

A piece of paper can not decide your future.

In my point of view, examinations is good for testing our knowledge on topics that we learnt in colleges or schools or any other places. But, because of some external forces students feel stress and pressure in examinations.

Definitely in many aspects Examination pattern is killing the real meaning of education. We are in search of gold we are losing a diamond.

Judge a person according to his/her talent not how much he got in schools.

Thank you.

Lal Chand Yadav said:   1 year ago
Hello everyone.

In my opinion examination are not the education but the way of examination is killing the education.

Because people judge the students on their academic level.

We should judge a student on his/her whole knowledge not only on the academic basis.

Because all students are not same.

Some students are good in academic some are good in sports and some are good in other field.

A piece of paper can not decide your future.

Adarsh said:   2 years ago
Hello Folks. Thank to be having me here.

1) Examination means we are trying to judge the ability of any person by a piece of paper and giving them grades as per the marks.

2) As per my opinion, exams are the best method to enhance the ability of the students and to get the best of the best extraordinary student among all.

3) but problem is that people always started to examine the person only as per the grades, maybe he or she is more talented in any other field.

4) Examination are always judged the learning capability of the person not how talented he/she is.

5) Govt should have changed the pattern of examination govt has to judge students according to his/her talent in every field.

6) We also have to change our mindset that exams are the only method to check the marks and ranks in the class, not about your capabilities.

7) We should encourage student if he/she is not getting marks because of some reason, not by scolding.

8) Judge a person according to his/her talent not how much he got in schools.

9) Definitely in many aspects Examination pattern is killing the real meaning of education. We in search of gold we are losing a diamond.

10) I have no complaints about the examination I have only with the pattern. Only need some updating. We can follow the exam pattern like the USA, Japan, etc.


Jay Hind.

Harish said:   2 years ago
Hello everyone.

In my opinion, examinations are conducted to test the students ability and to improve the creativity of the students. I can say that examinations are not killing the education but the pattern of the examination is killing the education and it also ruins many students life. Examinations should be held so that we can correct our Mistakes and we can get confidence on ourselves.

Adarsh said:   2 years ago
Hello everyone.

1) According to my opinion, on this topic. Yes, the examination is killing real education. In this era, every parent is in a rat race everyone just wants good grades only in academics nothing less than this. So this type of attitude is murdering the real talent of students.

2) some students are very perfect in sports, games and many other activities but because of pressure, they have to enrol themselves in education meanwhile they are not so much interested in the study.

3) Examination is the only method to judge that how intelligent you are not how much talented you are but in India marks are everything for parents they judge their kids according to marks.

4) Wherever a student goes only grades are important for every company.

5) Government should be changed the examination pattern and have to give marks according to the talent of the student.

6) Examination also creating jealousy, anxiety in between the students they feel alone and depressed.

7) School should give marks according to the reasoning of the students.

8) Indian education has this massive drawback that examination is the only method to recognize the ability of the student and that's mindset is 100% wrong. We keep in mind that talent and being intelligent these 2 things are vastly different from each other.

So in a nutshell examination really killing the real meaning of education there is a lot of scope in changing some important aspects in the examination pattern.

Jay hind.

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