Advertisements
Tag Archives: Principals of Secondary Education

Secondary education was established to create “unity of thought”: Harvard, 1918

Secondary school has become increasingly important in the modern world, and is viewed collectively today as a minimum requirement for success in terms of employment, life progression and development in society.

When did this thinking start? Who came up with this system and what was the purpose?

We explore how secondary education was established to create fixed habits of reaction to authority, to determine ‘correct social roles’ and ‘collective purpose’, and to create a “unity of thought” amongst children.

Advertisements
Continue Reading