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June, 2009

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    Need to Produce Thinking Students

    by Nik Roskiman Abdul Samad There has to be a system able to educate and equip the people with all the tools necessary to face the complex pressures of modern society. WE celebrated Teachers’ Day a few weeks ago. Talk of education always brings to my mind a speech given by Dorothy L. Sayers at Oxford in 1947, which was later printed in essay form bearing the title The Lost Tools of Learning. Although Sayers was not an educationist, but rather a novelist, her profound critique of the modern education system has initiated a …