, the purpose of education is to “to pass on traditions of knowledge, to prepare the young for democratic life, to foster moral and intellectual growth, to enable individual and societal economic prosperity.”To begin with, I believe the purpose of education is to prepare the young for democratic life, to enable individual and societal economic prosperity and to create thoughtful, open minded citizens. First of all, among other important functions of education, a main purpose of education is to prepare students for the future. Schools are usually limited to provide basic academic skills and knowledge, however I think that the aim of education should be directed (intended)to prepare students to participate actively in all aspects of democratic life. For example, at Dubai international school students are taught essential life skills as a part of the curriculum, skills such as critical thinking, problem solving, social communication and decision- making skills are taught to prepare students to meet future challenges( add something about economic). Second of all, education can enable individual and societal economic prosperity by increasing the educational participation and achievement a better economic performance would be established.
For instance, a long-run analysis of the New-Zeland economy has shown that as the proportion of educated workers increased, the country’s economy has became more productive because educated workers can carry out tasks that require skills suchs as litercey and critical thinking more effecintly than others. Lastly,