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On Equality and Education Author: Chung-lin Hsu(Department of Education, National Taiwan Normal University)


Equality is a social ideal that has existed for thousands of years in human history. It is also a concept of great importance both in social and educational fields. It is therefore impera-tive that we acquire a better understanding of equality This easy tries to present a concrete notion of the relationship between equality and education. Several topics are examined in detail such as the true meaning of equality, the concept of equality from a historical perspective, equality and inequality and the relation of equality to education. Aslo discussed are the prob-lem of how equality is connected with educational opportunity, educational policy, curriculum, teaching and teacher's attitudes toward the value of equality.

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