Education is a conscious and deliberate effort to create an atmosphere of learning and the learning process so that learners are actively developing the potential for him to have the spiritual strength of religious, self-control, personality, intelligence, noble character, and the skills needed themselves and society. Education includes teaching specific skills, and also something that can not be seen but the more profound the gift of knowledge, consideration and wisdom. One of the main basic education is to teach culture through the generations.
Stage of education is education that is determined based on the level of learners' progress, objectives to be achieved, and the ability to be developed.
1. Early childhood education
Referring to Law No. 20 of 2003, Article 1 Point 14 of the National Education System, Early childhood education (early childhood) is a construction effort that is intended for children from birth until the age of six years that go through provision of educational stimulation to assist the growth and physical and spiritual development so that children have the readiness to enter further education.
2. Basic education
Primary education is the beginning of education for 9 (nine) first year of school kids that underlie secondary education.
3. Secondary education
Secondary education is the education level of primary education. which must be at least 9 years
4. Higher education
Higher education is education after secondary education which includes educational programs diploma, bachelor, master, doctoral, and specialists organized by the [[college courses at universities are penjurusan from high school, but should not be separated from high school lessons
Educational materials should be presented to meet the values of life. value includes the value of life lived well and the value of evil life. presentation of character education should not be forced on students, but give the value of life is a scientific objective. in education in Indonesia is not presented the value of life, so that the Indonesian people became such a mess today.
Line of education is a vehicle through which learners to develop your own potential in an educational process in accordance with the purpose of education.
1. Formal Education
Formal education is education held in schools in general. This educational path has a clear educational levels, ranging from primary education, secondary education, to higher education.
2. Non-formal education
Non-formal education includes basic education and further education.
a. Basic education includes basic literacy education, functional literacy and advanced literacy most commonly found in early childhood education (early childhood), Taman Pendidikan Al-Qur'an (TPA), and Education for the Aged. Eradication of Illiteracy (PBA) and the program package A (equivalent to SD), package B (equivalent to B) is a basic education.
b. Continuing education programs include package C (equivalent SLA), courses, education advocacy, training other skills terogranisasi well executed and not organized.
Non-Formal Education also familiar Learning Community Activities Center (PKBM) as a base program that can be in one area or smaller level of village / village. PKBM the generally accepted term is the equivalent of the Community Learning Center (CLC) is a component part of the Community Center.
c. Informal Education
Informal education is the path of family education and the environment form independent learning activities.
Kind of education is the group that is based on the specifics of the educational objectives of the education unit.
1. Public Education
Public education is the primary and secondary education which prioritizes the expansion of knowledge required by learners to continue their education to higher levels. Shape: Elementary School (SD), Sekolah Menengah Pertama (SMP), and High School (SMA).
2. Vocational Education
Vocational education is secondary education that prepares students primarily for work in certain areas. Form of education is a unit of Vocational High School (SMK). This type included in formal education.
Academic education is higher education undergraduate and graduate programs are directed primarily to the dominance of a particular scientific discipline.
4. Professional education
Professional education is a higher education after undergraduate programs that prepare students to enter a profession or become a professional. One developed in higher education in the professions is the so-called diploma programs, starting from D1 to D4 with different concentrations of skill disciplines. Concentration of professional education where students are more directed to the interests a particular skill. In the field of expertise and professionalism in particular have Visual Communication Design majors such as Graphic Design and Design for D4 to D3 and Multimedia Design Advertising (D3). In teaching and learning in the professions of education will vary with the path sarjanaan (S1) in each field of study.
5. Education advocacy
Vocation education is higher education that prepares students for a job with the maximum specific applied skills in diploma level equivalent to 4 graduate programs (stratum 1).
6. Religious Education
Religious education is a primary, secondary, and tertiary that prepare students to be able to run the demanding role mastery of knowledge and experience of the teaching of religion and / or become religious scholars.
7. Special Education
Special education is education for pupils who berkelainan or students who have extraordinary intelligence conducted inclusively (joined by regular schools) or a special education unit at the level of primary and secondary education (in the form of an Extraordinary School / SLB).
Philosophy of education
1. Education usually begins at the time a baby is born and lasts a lifetime.
2. Education could have started from before the baby is born as practiced by many people to play music and read to the baby in the womb in the hope that he will be able to (teach) their baby before birth.
3. Many other people, the experience of everyday life more meaningful than formal education. As Mark Twain said, "I never let school interfere with my education."
4. Family members have a teaching role very deep - often more profound than they realize - though family teaching an unofficial run.
There are two factors that affect the quality of education - especially in Indonesia - namely:
1. Internal factors, including good education ranks of the world's Ministry of Education, regional education office, and also schools that are in line depan.Dalam this case, interference from the parties concerned is required for education always is always maintained.
2. External factors, is a society in umumnya.Dimana, community education and an icon is the purpose of the education that is as objects of education.