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Introduction 1 EDUCATIONa vital part of modern life2 Inthe past formal education only of interest and importance to a select few y job skills learnt informally y most people did not finish high school 3 Contemporary situation y Education a crucial prerequisite for a successful adult life y Young people minimally expected to finish high school y University enrolments have never been higher4 Why is education become of ever increasing importance5 What is education y The systematic formalized transmission of knowledge skills and values6 Why is education similar to socialization y Education is more deliberate purposive enterprise y What we learn in school is not left to chance y Education is formally organized Three ways that school connects to society 1 Selection y We leave graduate from the educational system with different badges of abilit
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