Marion Boyars, 2002 - 116 頁
Schools have failed our individual needs, supporting false and misleading notions of 'progress' and development fostered by the belief that ever-increasing production, consumption and profit are proper yardsticks for measuring the quality of human life. Our universities have become recruiting centers for the personnel of the consumer society, certifying citizens for service, while at the same time disposing of those judged unfit for the competitive rat race. In this bold and provocative book, Illich suggest some radical and exciting reforms for the education system.
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Right now educational credit good at any skill center could be provided in limited
amounts for people of all ages, and not just to the poor. I envisage such credit in
the form of an educational passport or an “edu-credit card” provided to each ...
One way would be to institutionalize the skill exchange by creating free skill
centers open to the public. Such centers could and should be established in
industrialized areas, at least for those skills which are fundamental prerequisites
Hope centers desire on a person from whom we await a gift. Expectation looks
forward to satisfaction from a predictable process which will produce what we
have the right to claim. The Promethean ethos has now eclipsed hope. Survival
of the ...
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LibraryThing Review用戶評語 - dypaloh - www.librarything.com
Ivan Illich doesn’t mince words. So far as formal schooling goes, he argues for a society where school is not just out for summer, it’s out completely. In Deschooling Society he writes, “The modern ... 閱讀評論全文
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Deschooling Society is a collection of essays based around the author's idea that society might be better off without the formal schooling system that is prevalent in most industrialised countries. He ... 閱讀評論全文
Why We Must Disestablish School
Phenomenology of School
Ritualization of Progress