Is education still relevant? A discussion on the meaning, purpose, value, delivery, and funding of contemporary education.
From Aristotle to John Dewey, from Abraham Lincoln to Martin Luther King Jr., from Harry Brighouse to Sir Ken Robinson (to name a few), and from our teachers to the depths of the subconscious—we’ve all expressed our views on education in some form. It has been a matter of discussion for centuries. But why is this so? What’s all the fuss been about? And is education even relevant in today’s context? Before I go on to answer these question, we must work our way through the different dimensions of education, to get a better grip of the word itself. What is education?