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This is also sometimes seen as a form of social control, Education as ‘handmaiden’: the education system serves the industrial process and the economy by producing a trained workforce, and by providing childminding services, Social change (or ‘social engineering’). The education system has been seen as a means of bringing about social change.1
Many social theorists think that for many decades education has suffered through unsuccessful traditional policies to which there always has been a need for fundamental changes in the structure and nature of educational institutions. Educational policies have been dealt with profound and often confrontational debates over the nature and purposes of education in society, particularly those between education, the economy and the nation. The changes initiated during the period altered the power relationships which had underpinned the education system since the 1944 Education Act, which itself had shaped the post-war educational world.