global citizenship – the hidden agenda

As a young high school student I can still recall my father recommending me to read Vance Packard's The Hidden Persuaders. At the same time that he gave me this book to read my dad made reference to the hidden agenda in education. He warned me, a naive young teenager, about the 'invisible' influence that schools and teachers wield on their students through curricula. In a thought provoking article in The Guardian entitled "What kind of global citizens are teachers creating?",  Caroline ...