10 Lines on Mahatma Gandhi's Educational Philosophy

We know our great leaders who fought for Indian independence and one of them was ‘Father of the Nation’ ‘Mahatma Gandhi’ who by his ultimate weapons of truth and non-violence drove out the Britishers and achieved the freedom of India. Gandhiji was so charismatic that he made the freedom struggle a mass movement and added each and every people to fight for the Indian independence.

Mahatma Gandhi was an ardent supporter of perfect education which was based not only based on theoretical but on practical part too. He also laid stress on personality development of every student and said that education is the best instrument for personality development.

Ten Lines on Mahatma Gandhi’s Educational Philosophy in English

We have provided ten lines on Mahatma Gandhi’s educational philosophy. After reading these lines you will know that who was Mahatma Gandhi; what he knew about the importance of education; what Gandhiji talked about importance of education; why Gandhiji stressed on practical knowledge; why Gandhiji focused on free and compulsory education etc.

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10 Lines on Mahatma Gandhi's Educational Philosophy – Set 1

1) Mahatma Gandhi was a highly qualified, learned and an intelligent person.

2) He knew about the importance of education and gave his efforts to promote education.

3) The thinking of Gandhiji regarding education was that everybody must get education.

4) He always advocated about free and compulsory education to children.

5) Gandhiji focused on that education which should enhance a person’s skills.

6) He laid stress on practical knowledge-based education in every subject.

7) He also emphasised on imparting education to children in their mother tongue.

8) According to Gandhiji, building of character is more important than just giving education.

9) Gandhiji said that students must have the social awareness from the beginning.

10) Gandhiji always advocated adopting non-violent methods for teaching students.


We have provided another set of ten lines on Mahatma Gandhi’s educational philosophy. After going through these lines, you will know that what was Mahatma Gandhi’s aim of education, how Gandhiji wanted a student to develop, why Gandhiji was annoyed with British education system, up to which age group Gandhiji laid stress to free education etc.

You can use these lines in your speeches and extempore in the school competitions. These lines will also increase your knowledge on Mahatma Gandhi’s educational philosophy and it will also be very useful in your seminars as well as in your GK quiz competitions.

10 Lines on Mahatma Gandhi's Educational Philosophy – Set 2

1) Mahatma Gandhi’s aim of education was to bring out best from every student by working on various factors of intelligence and personality development.

2) Gandhiji believed that education must be of that type which could develop a student mentally, physically, morally, spiritually etc.

3) Gandhiji was very annoyed with the British system of education which cuts-off the Indians from their culture and their self-identity.

4) The British education system was making Indians as a parasite upon others and helped on one side of development i.e. intellectual development.

5) The argument Gandhiji used to give in favour of providing basic education was that basic education helps in converting a man into a true human being.

6) Gandhiji said the real problem behind the ignorance of education is people’s belief that getting education is just a way to earn a better livelihood.

7) He always differentiated between literacy and education and always laid his stress on education with proper thinking and understanding about the subject.

8) Gandhiji believed that only teaching the theoretical parts to the students prevents them to think beyond, so he laid stress on practical form of education.

9) He also advocated about imparting free and compulsory education especially to the children up to 7 to 14 years of age.

10) Gandhiji’s thinking was to create a new social order which will have the base of truth and non-violence by the means of education.


Here we have given the 3rd set of 10 lines on Mahatma Gandhi’s Educational Philosophy. This set is created with some other philosophies of Mahatma Gandhi which were for the welfare of the people of the whole of India. We have prepared this set in easy language and with some basic words so that it should easily reach to every reader. His philosophies are very important so this set will give the reader an idea to create his/her project on the same topic. So let’s start the 3rd one.

10 Lines on Mahatma Gandhi's Educational Philosophy – Set 3

1) Mahatma Gandhi believed in such an education that can develop a child physically, mentally and also spiritually.

2) Gandhi believed that child education is a must and it is right of every child in India no matter which religion does he/she belongs to.

3) He said that education is the all-around growth of the human mind from his/her birth to death.

4) The basic education must be available to every Indian.

5) Children should be provided technical knowledge since their starting days in School.

6) The education must make children fly high keeping their roots on the ground.

7) Every education must be provided in the mother tongue so that it can easily reach to all.

8) Students should also be taught the Craft knowledge in their Schools.

9) It is preferably taught every student to have some good manners and social awareness.

10) Before creating a better environment, Schools must focus on making a better understanding.


4th Set of 10 lines on educational philosophies of Mahatma Gandhi is provided. The philosophies of Mahatma Gandhi were not limited and these have enlightened the people in difficult situations so every Indian need to have some knowledge about them. Since these are important for every student and professional therefore we have prepared it in very adaptive language. It won’t bother you in getting the points. So let’s read the 4th set for further evaluation and self-growth.

10 Lines on Mahatma Gandhi's Educational Philosophy – Set 4

1) The most famous philosophy of Mahatma Gandhi is to practice the Truth and Non-violence by every situation.

2) Mahatma Gandhi believed that education is the only tool to attain liberation.

3) According to him, the goal of education must be to turn the knowledge into ability.

4) There should be a balance between the education system in cities and villages in India.

5) The sole purpose of education should be the all-around development of a body and mind.

6) Education should not only concentrate on earning but also on building the character.

7) Basic education should be free for all and he did it too.

8) A better understanding of the students must be ensured by the authorities.

9) Instead of theoretical knowledge, Gandhi Ji preferred practical knowledge for children.

10) The child should be educated and trained in such a way that he can become self-sufficient.

The logic behind the educational philosophy of Gandhiji was that he always wanted to see India full with educated people and especially the youths getting good education which is not only theoretical but also practical. He liked to see a creative youth who can think beyond his bookish knowledge and can invent and innovate various things with the power of his extra- ordinary thinking. He always wanted to inculcate scientific and logical thinking in children.

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