Education provides us with knowledge about the society, the world and ourselves. It helps build character, the unique individual. It leads to enlightenment. It paves the way for a good career. Education makes a man complete. It is the foundation of a strong nation.
As society becomes ever more complex and schools become ever more institutionalised, the educational experience becomes less directly related to daily life, less a matter of showing and learning in the context of the workaday world, and more abstracted from practice, more a matter of distilling, telling, and learning things out of context. This concentration of absorbing in a formal atmosphere allows children to learn far more of their culture that they can do by merely observing and imitating. As society gradually attaches more and more importance to education, it also tries to formulate the overall objectives, content, organisation, and strategies of teaching. Literature becomes laden with advice on the rearing of the younger generation. In short, there develop philosophies and theories of education (read more in Lucubrate Magazine).
Inside the Magazine:
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- A Key to Education for All?
- Write Off to the Income Statement
- European Vocational Skills Week 2018
- Vocational education and training and the future of work: jobs and skills
- Book: Why School?
- About the Lucubrate Magazine
Lucubrate Magazine, Issue 45, November 2nd, 2018