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Purpose of Schooling

Which of the following most closely matches your views about the purpose of schooling?

You can only choose ONE option.

Schools should aim to help learners develop their identity through becoming competent members of specific communities, who have developed shared understandings of what is valued within those communities and how to be productive within them.

Schools should aim to guide learners so that they develop their mental models and can apply them across contexts.

Schools should aim to scaffold learners in developing their mental models of subject domains and how they are socially constructed, so that their mental models can be used across contexts.

Schools should aim to develop learners’ knowledge.