Rachael Hincks Knight: the purpose of education is to make the world a better place (#500words)

A screenshot of Rachael Hincks Kinght's blog post for Purpos/ed

Moving forward into week five of the Purpos/ed #500words campaign today is Rachael Hincks Knight who writes:

In my career I have always been interested in stimulating children’s (and indeed my current students’) curiosity, to encourage them to ask questions and to think deeper. I believe passionately in inclusion; that all children should attend their local mainstream school and that this should be a place where all children can thrive…

Learning is a social process, and if we look to Marxist theories, it is societal; nothing can be achieved without the ideas and knowledge from someone else.

You can continue reading Rachael’s contribution at: http://rachaelhincksknight.wordpress.com/2012/05/29/the-purpose-of-education (please do leave comments for her!)

The list of all contributors during this campaign is at: http://bit.ly/purposedu500

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