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Educational Systems

  • By: John Tiffin
  • In: Encyclopedia of Global Studies
  • Edited by: Helmut K. Anheier & Mark Juergensmeyer
  • Subject:Globalization, Social Policy (general), Cultural Geography

Education is a universal human need with global dimensions. People are not born with knowledge; they have to acquire it from society. They do this through dedicated communication systems called educational systems. Throughout much of history, societies were relatively isolated; ...

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