The inability of education to assist graduates in managing real life challenges is rooted in the fact that most people are ignorant of the purpose of education. however, despite the wide acceptance formal education has gained all over the world, one of the most significant questions about education that is often not asked is, what is the relevance of education to practical life in other words, to what extent is education helpful in addressing practical life challenges this question needs to be asked because the expected impacts of education are absent is the life of many educated people. Let us justify our claim that the expected impacts of education are absent is the life of many educated people by examining a very sensitive aspect of life of educated people, their finances. The process is incomplete without the product. It is the product that gives value to the means. In addition, most parents send their children to school for the wrong reasons. As earlier remarked, education is a process, and every process is incomplete without a product. it is high time the purpose of education is reconsidered. In most parts of the world today, there is high level of unemployment among educated people.

The idea of going to school in order to acquire certificate should be denounced, if the training will improve the life of educated people. Many people go to school for the wrong reasons. Many people go to school for the wrong reasons.

The idea of going to school in order to acquire certificate should be denounced, if the training will improve the life of educated people. It is very painful to remark that education has remained unable to serve practical purpose because most of the things the school system teach students are things they do not need to survive in the real life. If school prepares graduates for employment, but there are limited employment opportunities for unlimited graduates, it means that school prepares students for unemployment. With the aid of formal educational training, people acquire the skills of reading and writing. Why do we go to school why should people go to school what is the purpose of education what is the rationale of education what are the objectives of education why should parents send their children to school education is one of the most abused or, rather, misunderstood human experiences. As a strategy for ensuring that no child is denied the opportunity of acquiring formal education, not sending a child to school is a criminal offence in some parts of the world, especially in the west. Going to school should facilitate the optimum development of all the aspects of the human person.

In contemporary times, almost as a cultural practice, education has been elevated to the level of an initiation rite into the modern world.