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Values And Purposes Of Education And Skills

by Liberal Democrats Online Policy Consultation Group - 2008

Education is a liberal concern because it is about empowering people with the skills, knowledge, attitude and aspiration to develop themselves. That process of self-development, or self-realization in T.H. Green’s language, is about a journey towards independence and thereby greater freedom.

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This article originally appeared as NSSE Yearbook Vol 107, No. 2.

Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 110 Number 14, 2008, p. 191-194
https://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 22881, Date Accessed: 1/21/2022 8:36:53 AM

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    The Liberal Democrats are a United Kingdom political party. Their Online Policy Consultation Group is a venue for soliciting discussion and debate on a wide range of policy issues, including education. This blog post is part of a longer “Further and High Education” Consultation paper that was originally posted on June 5, 2007 at http:// consult.libdems.org.uk/post16/. It is reprinted here with the permission of the Liberal Democrats Online Policy Consultation Group.
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