International Journal of Education and Psychological Research

(Print and Online Peer Reviewed Journal)

Print - ISSN: 2349 - 0853
e - ISSN: 2279 - 0179


(December 2018)

Contribution of Rabindranath Tagore to the Field of Education Reform Movement on the 19th Century Bengal and the Impact of his Philosophy of Education on the then Bengal Society and Succeeding Generations

Authors: [1] Akter Banu [2] Md. Shafiqul Alam

Pages: 81-85


On the 19th and early 20th century Indian society, Rabindranath Tagore played a pioneering role in expanding modern education and social mobilisation. His philosophy of education has been praised and accepted by all for better education of a country. After 76 years of his death, till today we need to implement his ideas of education to ensure quality education of a nation. The present study attempted to portray the contribution of Rabindranath Tagore, the Bengal Nobel laureate, to the field of Education Reform Movement during the 19th and early 20th century Bengal and to assess the impact of his philosophy of education on the then Bengal society and succeeding generations.