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A socio-political analysis of the personal growth ideology of English teaching


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2 hours ago, One percent said:

I’ll leave you to read it and offer a précis. 

From the abstract I would summarise: The focus of education should be personal growth. The subject of “English” doesn’t deliver personal growth just cultural baggage.

 

The idea that personal growth involves meshing with a community standard of behaviour and that common culture underpins that appears absent.

 

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4 minutes ago, Hail the Tripod said:

From the abstract I would summarise: The focus of education should be personal growth. The subject of “English” doesn’t deliver personal growth just cultural baggage.

I disagree. some of the smartest I have met studied English, or Philosophy.

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