Structure of the Essay:


You can start the introduction through following ways:

  • Start with a general introduction/an anecdote/an example/a short story/a poem/ etc. about change and how learning influences it.
  • Define Change for an individual and society.
  • Define what True Learning is.
    • Give various perspectives.

For example – According to Mahatma Gandhi true learning is the one which trains heart, hand and head.

Thesis Statement:

  • It is a transition statement between introduction and body of the essay.
  • In thesis statement, you should write outline of the body with your own arguments. You should prove these arguments in body of the essay with relevant examples.

Body of the essay:

  • Discuss why change is needed for an individual and society.
    • Mention social evils in society that require a change in the behavior of people.
      • Examples: Child Marriage, Caste marriage, gender inequality etc.
    • Mention changes required at the individual level.
      • Examples: High rate of corruption, anger management, intoxicant consumption, lethargic attitude etc
    • Mention how change is inevitable and how young minds are like hot iron which can be molded for better.
  • Explain how change can be achieved with true learning? Discuss both Individual and Social perspective. Give examples and quotations.
    • How can true learning help in understanding about the necessity/requirement of the change?
    • Example – How Modern Western education made Indians realize about the importance of values like liberty, equality and freedom. How this understanding led to various Socio-religious movements demanding change? One can also mention how learning these values further enhanced the desire for Freedom and helped in India’s struggle for freedom i.e. regime change.
    • Explain how true learning can help in developing a desire for change and in working towards the change.
    • True learning can also give impetus on how to develop human values.
  • Discuss how change is an ongoing process and not an event.
    • Also, discuss how learning is at the core of this process.
      • From the entire cycle of initiation of change to the conclusion to new requirements.
      • Value education
      • Indian ancient education system can help develop true learning
      • Change can make individuals and society better.
    • Change helps to enhance learning.
      • Explain that learning is a continuous process and how change influences the learning process.
      • Example – Development of environmentalism, how several changes in the environment have forced mankind to learn about Environment.
    • Discuss other aspects, apart from true learning, that influences the change.
      • Role of motivation.
      • Role of consistency.
      • Role of the surrounding environment and other factors.
    • Challenges in the process of change and learning.
      • Discuss how false learning can lead to change in the wrong direction.
      • Change takes time and sometimes there are no considerable results even after several attempts.
      • Lack of other essentials like – motivation, consistency etc.
      • Resistance from an existing environment to change and the role of learning.
  • Suggest measures to achieve true learning to promote change.
    • Making learning a lifelong process.
    • Making education more holistic and practical.
    • Imparting value education which can inculcate empathy, tolerance etc in the society.
    • Clarifying the role of stakeholders ie., individual, family, school and state. etc


  • Conclude with a positive perspective on how true learning helps in change
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