Archives are the documentary by-product of human activity retained for their long-term value. Contribution of Plato in scientific subject is little but his ideas on education inspired his followers to explore new dimension in education. My point in this post and elsewhere is not to try to justify imperial education policy, but just to enquire about historical truth and to encourage a public debate based on truth and understanding.
John Locke ‘s work Some Thoughts Concerning Education was written in 1693 and still reflects traditional education priorities in the Western world. The American sociologist Talcott Parsons (1961) outlined what has become the accepted functionalist view of education.
India and China were surely rich countries, contributing to 50% of World GDP by the turn of the nineteenth century. The english speaking world except for the United States has offerred very little in terms of primary research when compared against the Germans, French, Eastern Europeans, Russians and even Chinese or Japanese in the 20th century.
I do think with technology and social innovation, we are moving into a world of post-national identities. If we’re going to be the greatest city in the world in this century and the next, we have to prepare our kids for the future,” Stringer said. The lack of technical education is a biggest flaw in the educational policy that has never been focused before.
An educated person with self-confidence and precise moves knows how to transform the world. As you would see, I am doing precisely the opposite: Questioning the authenticity of a quote written in English and circulated through World Wide Web. Examination is the pivotal point around which the whole system of education revolves and the success or failure of the system of examination is indeed an indicator of the success or failure of that particular system of education.