The Glories Of Education: Time For A Reaffirmation

  • From: Think.
  • Published: March 05, 2013

“There is a danger that when resources are scarce, as they are in those countries most seriously affected by the recent Great Recession, we may not only forget that everyone is entitled to education, but that it is intrinsically valuable to those who receive it, and not only as a means to an economic end....Without education we are bound within a narrow prison of preconceived opinion and received wisdom. Education is the developing of the imagination that enables us to see the way out.”

One of Europe’s most eminent philosophers and educationalists, Baroness Warnock, passionately argues in favor of The Glories of Education. It is Time for a Reaffirmation, she says.

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