Education has long been recognized as a major tool for social transformation. The latest edition of Forcing Change, which has been up for a while and available for download to Forcing Change members, focuses on this education-transformation paradigm.
Here are some quotes, from diverse sources, highlighting education for social change.
- Alice Bailey [a leading occultist who influenced Robert Muller, founder of the United Nations World Core Curriculum], Education in the New Age (Lucis Trust), p.74.
2. “Educational institutions play an important part in most societies as agents of social control, cultural change, and, not least, social selection.”
- A.H. Halsey, “Education and Social Selection,” Power and Ideology in Education (Oxford University Press, 1977), p.167.