the purpose of formal education

The functionalist  approach focuses on the positive functions that the education system performs in society.

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serving the needs of the economy.
through education you become employable.
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selection
It selects people for certain jobs
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social mobility
It gives you all the opportunities to move up social class.
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social cohesion
education brings people together.
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secondary socialisation
education teaches young people the norms and values of society.
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social control
keeps young people of the streets.
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