He argues the importance of education in teaching children to value achieved status, rather than ascribed status by the family. Education not only teaches about achieved status, but about competition, equality and individualism, which are crucial to the functioning of capitalism, therefor schools teach that capitalism is the norm, going hand in hand with meritocracy, where merit is gained through effort and attainment. Furthermore Parsons argues that school rules familiarise children to universalistic standards rather than the particularistic standards of the family. Education provides a society in miniature, where children can learn to become citizens, through acquiring behaviours and characteristics expected of them outside the family. Leaning all these essential norms and values is critical to move on from education into a working job.
New social challenges and demands towards education and teachers, change schools into institutions with modern aims and social contracts. The qualities of ‘ideal’ teachers are to fulfill their professional aims and needs for the future of nation. Competence and professional skills are the very heart of the teacher’s
In today's society, no one in the world gets anywhere without an education. Education is very important to our society. The more knowledge we develop the more we can do with our future. Education helps individuals become wiser, so they can make their own decisions to shape society. In fact, education helps one become a helpful member of society.
I was interested in this specialization because I felt that it will help me understand the complex nature of school organization as it plays a vital role in shaping one’s educational outcome and school as a whole influence the way in which our approaches to society are shaped based on the leadership and ideology the school follows. Sometimes these ideologies are so rigid that it requires good leadership that can help bring about the required transformation and change in the culture and practice of the schooling process which is not an individual act but a shared enterprise of the teachers, students and the community as a whole .I believe that leadership must encourage critical practices that
In this essay, however, we are mainly interested in defining formal education since our discussion will dwell much on it. According to Nwomonoh (1998) , formal education is the process of gaining knowledge, attitudes, information and skills during the course of life especially at school. Though education is said to be so instrumental in human development but also in the revamping of world economies, it is very unfortunate
Education was founded to nourish, develop and cultivate the minds of young people so that they may grow into people who would participate in society, by being thoughtful and critically minded, and who would work to make the world a better place. After World War Two, preparing students to contribute to a democratic lifestyle
Quality of educational institution matters because it is where the learning takes place and all kinds of activities in education. Educational institution also promotes social mobility, achievement and economic growth in modern societies. Aside from being a transmitter of academic knowledge and skills, educational institution has also functions in our society as well, manifest and latent functions. The manifest function of institution is the obvious purpose of the education and school like in elementary parents expect that their children will learn new knowledge and how to get along with other children and begin to understand how the society works, in other words it serves as the center for socialization and transmitter of cultural norms and values. The latent function of institution is the not intended purpose of the school or the hidden purpose of the school like schools often play a matchmaker function because in school, students can meet different kinds of individual and usually will result in romantic partners.
They are then attached to the society redefining their identities. In societies experiencing complex issues, schools play a role that peer groups or families cannot. Family membership originates from kinship relationship but peer group membership is based on personal decisions. Through education we are able to gain enough academic merits which gives us the capacity to get appropriate employment in the future. It boosts respect for human rights and freedom.
Analyzing the great role that teachers have on human formation in today 's society, it can be seen that the need of a generation of teachers who aim to develop learners instead of teaching them, who help their pupils to become independent (learning to learn), who provide students with motivation and interest for life-long learning and urge them to become autonomous learners, is essential in the education of the future is a time requirement është një kërkesë e kohës. There is a need to create opportunities for teacher reflection on sensitive issues of reconciliation, values and identities. Teacher education should explicitly focus on the moral role of teachers and how they are exemplified in teacher thinking and conduct. In particular, values and principles promoted in the ratified international conventions and national legislation, and ways of promoting these values in practice with pupils, should be integral and explicit in pre-service and in-service teacher development
A school is not only a place of formal learning, but also served as a place of social learning. As we all know, school is an institution that fulfills the needs of society. It promotes the cultural heritage to the new generation. Students interact with each other. They can get a different perspective of things.