Heinz-Elmar Tenorth

Knigge, Pisa, Zollverein – Über den aktuellen Sinn allgemeiner Bildung

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This paper makes an argument for a differentiation between three dimensions of education: In the dimension of behavior, and following Baron Knigge, education means securing the expectability of behavior for others, in the dimension of competences, and that means: in the dimensions of the debate on PISA, it means guaranteeing a minimum of formation and cultivating the learning aptitude, and in the social dimension, it means the capacity to act in one’s own culture. On this note, education allows self-reliant partaking in society and culture und the ability to construct one’s lifetime as learning biography.

education, dimensions of education, lifetime as learning biography

APA citation
Tenorth H. (2009). Knigge, Pisa, Zollverein – Über den aktuellen Sinn allgemeiner Bildung. DDS – Die Deutsche Schule, 101(2), 181-193. https://www.waxmann.com/artikelART100222