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Education, Modern Development, and Indigenous Knowledge by Seana McGovern

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CHAPTER SIX

 

Conclusion

 

I undertook this study with the belief that the modern structure of formal education results in a mutually reinforcing system of teaching, learning, producing and reproducing knowledge within a society. Academic knowledge produced within the discipline of education helps to shape the learning processes that are established in school systems for socializing people into the norms and ideas that are validated and legitimated in fields of study. The widespread organization of such a system has homogenizing effects on the forms and production of knowledge as particular ideas and methods become dominant. However, questions about the role or the very existence of schooling systems are rarely asked or addressed in academic ...

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