Development of the mind is central to the pursuit of a civilization's goals and the realization of the agenda for social and economic transformation envisioned by any society. Through facilitating certain modes of thinking, education can generate a specific world-view and behavioural patterns, as well as channelize both personal and social endeavours in a given direction. Education thus ensures continuity in the modes of thinking and acting, while allowing for change in a given cultural context.

Indeed, one of the most significant moves in the history of mankind has been the institutionalization of the processes that go into the making of the mind. Education, thus developed, systematically hones the mind under the aegis of technology, ...

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