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ROLE AND FUNCTIONS OF EDUCATION IN SOCIETY


FUNCTIONALIST

T eaching
skil
ls
need ed
fo r
e conomic
g r
ow th
develops
f r
om s chool
s,
t
ransmits
impo r
tant
ski
ll
s
for t
h e
econ omy
S econda r
y soc i
ali…

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E d u cati
o n
teaches i
ndivi
duals
speci
fi
c ski
ll
s wh ich
are
n ecessar
y f
or
their

futu r
e oc cupati
on.




David Hargreaves (comprehensive schools study)

I nstrume nt
al
studen ts:
work
w i
thout
ent
hu si
asm…

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CRITICISMS:

A s sume s i
ndivi
dua l
s w i
ll
p assively
r e spond t
o
the
edu ca t
ion syst
e m. D o
n o t
r
e cogn ise
a nt
isch o ol
su bculture s eg.

S mo ki
ng/b…

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C lose rela t i
onship bet
w een soci
al
relat i
o n sh ips
in
the wor kpl
ace
a n d
in
e ducatio n ­ CORRESPONDENCE PRINCIPLE deve l
op e d
by HIDDEN
CIRICULUM a l
on gsi
de f
o r
ma l…

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NEOMARXIST

Pierre Bourdieu (1973)

Educat
ion
hel
ps mai
ntai
n weal
th
of
rul
ing
class
Educat
ion
syst
em based
on CULTURAL CAPITAL: whi
ch
i
s t
he
val
ues,
know l
edge
and
ski
l
ls
of
the
rul
ing
class
and
t
eacher
s speak…

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FEMINIST

O ne of
the ma i
n rol
es of
educa ti
on ha s
b een
to
ma i
n t
a i
n gend er i
ne qual
it
ies.


T he HIDDEN CURRICULUM r ei
nf or
ces gend er
di
ff
ere nces.

Me n…

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"invisible women" teachers pay more attention to boys as they are supposed to be getting a
job upon leaving school
INTERACTIONIST

H o w i
ndivi
dua l
s ar
e shaped and
a r
e
s ha pe d f
rom the e duc at
ional sy stem.
F…

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Mo st
school
s h ave some
s ystem f
or pl
acing
pu pi l
s i
n t
e achin g gro up s
in
ter
ms
of
t hei
r
pe r
ceived
abil
it
y.


Stephen Ball:
F or
p upi
ls
of
s i mil…

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DIFFERENTIAL EDUCATION ACHIEVEMENT


CLASS

C hil
dre n fro m hi
ghe r classes ar e mo re l
ikel
y t
o
st ay
on in postcomp ulsory
e ducatio n ,
mo r
e l
ike ly t
o suc ce e d i
n
a ssessme nts…

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Cultural Deprivation
T ho se
at
the b ottom o f
the cl
as s
syste m are dep ri
ved
of
imp or ta nt v alues,

a t
ti
tu de s,
ski
l l s
an d
e x pe r
iences that
a re essent i…

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Nadia Hussain

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If you don't mind me asking, what grade did you get for this unit?

hadiha waheed

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A :) 

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