Generally, no single definition can stand satisfactorily in stating what education is. Different scholars have defined education in their own ways, yet they all converge at acquisition or passing of knowledge, skills or behavior from one person to another, or from an institution, be it family, society or school to an individual.
Education involves enculturation, a progression where one learns to act humanly, and in so doing acquires a cultural identity. In its ministration, education imparts ideals, principles and skills relevant to an individual’s cultFrom the very first public school opening in 1635, there has been a purpose for education. Even though, they didn’t teach the basic such as math or reading they still taught of importance during that time frame which eventually made more public school to become a thing in society. However, education has always been about teaching the younger generation