Education For Sale

Silent Songs

The whole world has become a market. Every imaginable item, even it if be abstract, has become a ware to be traded for money. Being educated was, is and will be, it is hoped, considered a virtue. However, being educated does not, always, seem to guarantee cultivated behaviour. A certain amount of technical knowledge of the subject or stream studied is considered as the virtue of an individual. A person is considered as educated if he* possesses a degree; be it undergraduate, or graduate or postgraduate or doctorate; and the certificate he holds becomes the backdrop against which he is or will be judged.

We have come down to the level of having a piece of paper that vouches for our abilities. I do not say that such a qualification is bad. On the contrary it is good. It is the certification of the person’s efforts. It is the certification…

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