A STUDY ON NIRMALA INSTITUTE OF EDUCATION: ITS ORIGIN AND CONTRIBUTION TO THE STABILITY OF EDUCATION IN THE STATE OF GOA
Education is described as a process of systematic instruction that involves the transmission of knowledge, skills, and character traits. Teachers are highlighted as crucial figures in the development of students and the future of a nation. The paper emphasizes the importance of preparing and training teachers not just for academic and professional concerns but also for their influence on students' overall growth. The role of teachers in empowering students to make life choices is underlined, with a call for educators to inspire and guide students effectively. The Nirmala Institute of Education in Goa is acknowledged for its significant contributions to education in the region since 1963. Further the study draws on Aristotle's idea that teaching character is best achieved through example and emphasizes the importance of passionate, caring, and knowledgeable teachers. Goa's high literacy rate and low dropout percentage are attributed to the dedication of teachers and teacher training institutes.
Education, Vocational Training, Teachers, Skill, Knowledge.