...Academic Skills Academic skills are crucial for every person because they help to acquire new knowledge and continue self-education. such skills as structuring, planning, assessing, analyzing, synthesizing, etc help to master new information and select the most appropriate facts and data The aim of education, then, is the full intellectual, moral and spiritual development of the student. Students should acquire discipline and self-mastery, possess mental skills and have a firm character and goodwill. These dispositions are to serve the proper ends of humankind. Clearly students need practical skills to navigate in the everyday world, but the main orientation is toward the ideal... 08 July 2007 Academic ...