Link: “Education Should Be About Building Democratic Citizens, Not Compliant Workers”

Original post found at: https://jacobinmag.com/2021/02/public-private-education-schools-south-africa/

In South Africa, as in so many other capitalist countries, the education system is seen as a means of molding children into future workers. But education should be about building democratic citizens, not producing compliant workers for employers.

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