An Analysis of the Development Trend of Western Educational Thoughts in the 20th Century

Lu LENG

Abstract


Based on a global perspective and the trend of world education development, this study selects the 20th century educational trends that have the greatest influence on education theory, philosophy, and practice in China and the rest of the world. This study outlines seven major educational trends in modern times, namely, economicism educational thoughts, educational scientism thoughts, existential education thoughts, humanistic education thoughts, lifelong education thoughts, national education thoughts and inclusive education thoughts. In each educational movement, the themes, the representatives, and the basic characteristics are presented.

Keywords


Educational thoughts, Educational trends, Educational reform


DOI
10.12783/dtssehs/eelss2020/34638

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