Journal of Education & Social Policy

ISSN 2375-0782 (Print) 2375-0790 (Online) DOI: 10.30845/jesp

Impact of Globalization on Education: A Study with Reference to Slum Dwellers in Agra, India
Dr. Md. Arshad, Dr. Hariom

Globalization has brought with it several debates about its socio- cultural, economic and political implications. One of the most debated issues is education. Education is an essential instrument for the emancipation of humankind. The major function of education is the transformation of society’s norms and values. Indian national leadership during the colonial and post Independent era acknowledged the critical role of education and has given utmost importance to it in the process of nation building. Insofar, the primary objective of the paper is to throw light upon the dynamic relation between the external demands and internal responses, which tend to facilitate the rise of educational empires in developing countries in general and India in particular. This paper aims at understanding the concept of globalization and to assess its impact on the education of slum dwellers.

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