Educationally reinforced egocentric attitudes


Education currently reinforces reliance upon external criteria of success or encourages individualism by using personal satisfaction as incentive. People are educated to be programmable pieces of equipment in the production-consumption cycle or permitted to develop creativity without regard for social mission. Society believes employment means security, and the more money one makes, the higher is that person's worth or status. Schools reflect this belief by valuing grades and college acceptance tests, both viewed as indicators of potential for success.

Broader Problems:
Reduced By:
Permissive education
Reinforcing ego
Related UN Sustainable Development Goals:
GOAL 3: Good Health and Well-beingGOAL 4: Quality Education
Problem Type:
D: Detailed problems
Date of last update
04.10.2020 – 22:48 CEST