Importance of Educational Tours in Student’s Life
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Education Tours are very important for the overall development of a student. It gives them an opportunity to learn from their own experiences and from the experience of others.
When a student visits a historic place and learns about the history of that place, it feels as if he is seeing the historic events from his own eyes. We also learn from the mistakes that were done by historic characters.
From Kashmir valley to Kanyakumari and from Kutch to Kalimpong in the east, our country provides hundreds of places known for architecture, climate, scenery, environment, history, development, industry, culture, music, dance, religion a fauna. Then, there are seats of learning, which one may like to visit.
Simply reading books on science, commerce, arts, medicine, management, computers, education, law, engineering, history, architecture, etc. produces only book worms. For having enlightened citizen for a better world-order, we should encourage educational tours in our schools and colleges and thus develop the personalities of the young boys and girls.
Education tours gives us pleasures too. It breaks the monotony of life and fills the mind with joy. Moreover, travelling teaches it’s to bear hardship, and this is a good training for success in the struggle of life.
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Travelling according to Sir Francis Bacon, the famous Essayist, is education. In the earlier days, people, before going on long tours, used to depart from their places, with great amount of ceremony and their friends and relatives also used to give them farewell.
But with the advance of science and new ways of travel developing, going out has become a pleasure now. Even government allows many concessions and grants for educational tours.
The railways regularly allow concession on tours to educational and historical centres, and places of importance like the dams, powerhouses, lakes, hill stations, tourist-resorts, factories, industrial-houses, gardens, sanctuaries, monuments, and so on.
When students leave their surroundings and stay out for a few days, with their friends and teachers or guides, they automatically develop self-confidence, responsibility punctuality, self reliance, tolerance and over and above all, general knowledge.
Simply reading books on science, commerce, arts, medicine, management, computers, education, law, engineering, history, architecture etc. produces only bookworms. For having enlightened citizens for a better world-order, we should encourage educational tours in our schools and colleges and thus develop the personalities of the young boys and girls.