In this age that we find ourselves we witnessed the psychic performance of students who scored very high marks in their subjects.
This psychic performance has sparked off a debate on whether the method of education should be made more competitive or should be given a more relaxed and easy-going curriculum.
Competition in education has taken a new and more aggressive form, right from the school level to admissions in universities, polytechnics, colleges, and other higher institutions.
This article considers various aspects that make for the debate about whether competition should be promoted in the field of education?
When the whole world is engaged in a competition to stay ahead and forward in the race for supreme dominance, nothing less than highly competitive levels of education will do and this is why education has a purpose to create excellent and responsible citizens.
Competitive structure of education will also keep both the students and teachers motivated since teachers have the responsibility to give their optimum, they will not only work hard but also go out of their way to make sure that their students enjoy a clear advantage over their competitors.
Competition in another way will act as a booster and make students put in more hard work to stay ahead in the race. It will be a healthy rivalry that will prepare them for the future and this extra effort will automatically improve their marks and grades.
As the extra effort will bring success, the students and teachers will feel more confident and self-assured and more encouraged to perform even better.
In lieu of all this mentioned, competition is not a conflict among individuals but the target for the students to work harder and improve their knowledge.
In conclusion, one can say competition is not only necessary in the learning process but it is self-learning. it prepares us to fight for various aspects of life and get us ready for what the future may unfold.