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Essay I The educational system that we have come to know and suffer under in this modern day has been a topic of discussion and debate since its creation Aside from the boundaries of language culture or the political spectrum the development of modern education has been witnessed throughout the world over While the methods and practice of education vary as much as the people who enjoy it the historical flow of education has led most societies along a similar path the refinement of the human worker The educational system that we are presented with today has been a progression spanning several centuries of human development It is true that perhaps the focus and means of education has manifested itself into forms that teachers and students of last century or even within the last decade would find absurd but modern education has become the human standard or perhaps more accurately an industry standard The ways and means of education has changed as quickly as the world around us bending to the inertia of our societies And so it is of no great surprise that the modern educational system has adapted so well to the post-industrial society we have made for ourselves The pursuit of education for the sake of knowledge or personal betterment now seems like a novel idea but in todays world it is not your personal character that lies at the heart of the matter but rather your future position in the job market C Wright Mills discussed this transition of education within the context of the traditional approach to education and that of the vocational approach Education in the traditional sense existed in the pre-industrial world where education was something to behold by the social elite or the distinguished members of society For this social class there was no need for education no need to develop ones mind in hopes of ameliorating their condition They were already established in a position
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