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Education Wiki

Education is the process of facilitating learning and gaining knowledge. In most regions, education is compulsory up to a certain age. UNESCO has calculated that in the next 30 years more people will receive education than in all of history thus far. In most developed countries, a high proportion of population (upto 50%) now enter higher education in some time in their lives. Plato founded the ' Academy ' in Athens, the first institution of learning in Europe. Learners are the creators and leaders of tomorrow. Knowledge is facts, information, and skills acquired through experience or education. Benzamin Franklin said, "An investment in knowledge pays the best interest" . Education is becoming a commodity no longer reserved for children. Adults need it too. Some government bodies have even proposed compulsory lifelong education.