What should the aims of education be? Does Britain have a clear idea of what its education system is trying to do?
This lecture is part of Professor Rae's series, 'The Education Reform Act 1988 in its Historical and International Context'. The other lectures in this series are:
Where did the war-time dream go wrong?
What should we teach the children?
How should we organise the school system?
How do we create good schools?