Essay On Globalization Of Education

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Globalization of education Globalization has been of the leading factor in the spread of formal education. Education is the backbone of a countries development. Without it, a country would remain underdeveloped and without a necessary tools to operate as a country. In saying so, education itself would also not be able to effectively be the means to develop a country. Globalization is the key factor that aids the spread of education, and increases its pervasiveness within a given country. An in depth look at three components, will better explain the use of globalization in spreading education and the resulting end of how each of these components have usefully change the way education spreads. First of all, the most significant and most powerful component completely breaks down every barrier to education and without its existence globalizing education would delay or even in some instances, be impossible. Technology is of most importance when it comes to the modernization of a country. Communicating through mobile phones, satellite connectivity and television are all parts and pieces of what technology does. It connects people in different locations, supports navigation and educates through television programming, which has proved to be one the most prominent factors. A university conducts a video conversation via internet, because “The Internet is a major contributor to globalization” (Examples of Globalization, para. 3), which is channeled through satellite. It is of which tertiary students converse with a lecturer breaking the barrier of time and distance. A century ago, to learn new information from abroad was through a hand written letter, that most of the time, was delivered by a messenger on a horse. Nowadays, even kids hav... ... middle of paper ... ...s to serve and protect physically, and mentally, which is the future of the countries education. In conclusion, globalization, has been for the longest time, developed the nations of the world. Whether a country accepts it or not, we are all bound to communicate and share ideas across, regardless of the distance and time. Wanting to learn more, drives countries to find the need to motivation and in doing so attaining new knowledge, which is education and brings a country to a state of satisfaction. References: - Panayotou,T.(2000)Globalization and Environment. Retrieved from - Examples of Globalization. (n.d.). Retrieved May 27th, 2014, from
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