Modern civilization is dominated by science and scientific development. As a result if it, specialization in certain branches and industrialization has become the most important aspect of scientific development. It is because of this reason that the question arises that is technical education necessary? Yes it is necessary to progress and meet the modern world challenges. In earlier days, education was meant for spiritual cultivation. The main reason of education was to discipline our emotions and thinking and doing by so it made us fit for a proper type of social life. With the passage of time, education became broader in its embrace and more significant in organizing the society.
A number of politicians made use of education for propagating their ideologies in some regions. China and Russia of yesterday, some of the sayings of individuals were taught in schools and colleges. The young minds were stuffed with certain thoughts which suited their purposes. But now today, education is becoming more and more job-oriented. This is the reason, for the question is technical education necessary? Some bullet points for the technical education are discussed as below:-
a. Technical training makes us skilled so that we may be able to handle the machineries properly. Technical education make expert in certain domains of life. There are various jobs that cannot be performed well unless having technical education.
b. It is very important for any country of the world. It is not possible to make industry the important basis of economy as we envisaged without making arrangements for technical education.
c. It is recommended that industries should setup or help to facilitate technical education programs. But this process cannot go on for all times to come. Atone or other stage, they will have to reduce the number of those who get the education so that there may not be the unemployment among the technical peoples.
d. It is generally said that technical men can never remain unemployed as they can have their own industry but it is true in theories only. Practically it requires a good market to sell the finished goods. It is not possible enough to provide these two items together top technical men.
e. It is believe of Russel that the education makes the people inhuman and purely objective. They look at the problem from technical point of view as their thinking becomes cold and calculating. This might be the possible defects of it.
f. One should try to have broad outlook, comprehensive thinking and humanity approach. For all this there should be liberal education with technical one.
g. It makes human begins machines but when it is tempered with liberal education, it may become more wholesome and useful.
h. Liberal education not only makes us cultivation our affection but also develop ones thinking. It should be a part of training after completing education and should not be education in itself. Technical education is more or practical whereas education is somewhat different from learning the skills.
Thus the significant of technical education is remarkable in the modern era.