#40DayChallenge Day 11 – Functions of Education

We are 25% of the way through the #40DayChallenge now and I have been really grateful for all of the positive feedback I have had and how students and teachers have taken to spreading the work through Twitter and Instagram – Thank you all.

Today’s questions is a relatively straightforward one. Last year the 10 marker was on Marxism and how education serves the needs of capitalism – today I am going to look at Functionalism. See if you can extract two hooks and develop them from the following question. It is also worth looking at the second paragraph in the item, as even though it is not explicitly about Functionalism, it is useful to be able to evaluate using aspects of the item.

All model answers for the #40DayChallenge are available to download from Model Answers

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Sociology teacher trying to change the world one cohort at a time. Sometimes flippant, often miserable, but always focused on opening the eyes of students to the complexities of the world we live in.

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