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The purpose of education

The purpose of education is to empower students to

  1. make sense of their world

  2. influence the quality of their lives, and

  3. contribute positively to their predominant culture.

The following link leads to an example of an action-based matrix to help ensure that everything the school does keeps a focus on that purpose.

The point of life, cartoon

Image courtesy of Dylan Wiliam & Bryan Mathers

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