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Negus E. Reflections on Education: What Is the Current Problem or Issue? - How the Past Informs the Present Is Vital for an Inclusive Education. johepal. 2020; 1 (2) :49-61
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In an inclusive society and across developed countries, higher education is seen as vitally important. It is positive for society, which needs advanced learning to develop economic productivity. The world requires a skilled workforce with excellent leadership and sustainable policies that can enhance individuals’ knowledge and prepare them for success on a global scale. On a personal level, it is vital for the individual to reach their potential and contribute to society. It is evident that those having had an appropriate education are more satisfied with work and leisure time, with better health as well as less likely to be unemployed (Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs, 1943; The Spirit Level, 2009). The 19th century author, Charles Dickens, was concerned about equality and many of his novels attempted to show how class systems impact on the health and wealth of individuals. In Bleak House (1853), The Pickwick Papers (1836), Little Dorrit (1857), Great Expectations (1861) and Hard Times (1854) and A Christmas Carol (1843) he presents goodwill and revenge; suffering and death - issues irrespective of class, thus exacting justice of a different order. The article explores the past and present to reflect on the future, particularly in relation to education.
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Received: 2020/07/20 | Accepted: 2020/09/25 | Published: 2020/10/13

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