Personal Statement: A Personal Importance Of Primary Education

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Functionalist Talcott parsons once stated that education is a key component of the social body, just like the heart is integral to the functioning of the human body. To me this expresses that the importance of primary education lies in its ability to set societies core values and ensure they are passed on. Primary education teaches children an established set of ethics as well as how to treat each other and coexist peacefully and successfully as human beings. What particularly sparks my interest is how the broad spectrum of subjects and activities that children undergo during their time at primary school give them an opportunity to begin to shape their identities and discover their interests. My passion to become a primary school teacher originates…show more content…
In my spare time I enjoy cooking, baking and sports, namely tennis as I have an annual membership at the local tennis club. I have also recently been spending time volunteering at the local brownies which is obviously beneficial due to my enjoyment of working with kids. Going to university and attaining a degree has been a personal ambition of mine for some time. university would mean gaining more life knowledge and a degree that will provide me with increased opportunities and pathways to choose from in the future and I value the ability to have this choice greatly. Aside from the academic aspect of university life I am also Looking forward to making new friends and seeing what I can learn from others and possibly even discovering hidden talents by taking part in societies and clubs. Ultimately, I believe that University has a lot to offer me and I am hoping that it will equip me with a new sense of freedom as well as helping me to become a more well-rounded and knowledgeable

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