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Question 11.1.Education is a dynamic concept and is constantly changing it would be impossible to give an exactexplanation of what education in modern society is, yet according to Du Plessis, S., Gasa, V.,Maharajh, L., Mathebula, T., Vilakazi, S. and Siyakwaz, P., n.d. Sociology of education. MarisaMontemarano, p.3. "Education serves as a form of socialisation. It is the means through whichknowledge and learning skills are acquired for the purpose of serving society and maintainingorder." So, since society is forever changing education will always change to adapt to it, in order togive people the knowledge and skills they need.1.2.According to Du Plessis, S., Gasa, V., Maharajh, L., Mathebula, T., Vilakazi, S. and Siyakwaz, P., n.d.Sociology of education. Marisa Montemarano, p.4. "Sociology of education is the study ofeducational structures, processes and practices from a sociological perspective. It is the core fieldwithin the discipline of sociology. However, it is also considered to be a part of the discipline ofeducation. Therefore, sociology of education defines the scientific analysis of the social processesand social patterns involved in the educational system."1.3.a.According to Du Plessis, S., Gasa, V., Maharajh, L., Mathebula, T., Vilakazi, S. and Siyakwaz, P., n.d.Sociology of education. Marisa Montemarano, p.36. “The macrosystem consists of the overarchingpattern of micro-, meso- and exosystems characteristics of a given culture or sub-culture, withparticular reference to the belief systems, bodies of knowledge, material resources, customs,lifestyles, opportunity structures, hazards and life course options that are embedded in each of thesebroader systems.”b.According to Du Plessis, S., Gasa, V., Maharajh, L., Mathebula, T., Vilakazi, S. and Siyakwaz, P., n.d.Sociology of education. Marisa Montemarano, p.36. "A microsystem is a pattern of activities, socialroles and interpersonal relationships experienced by the developing person in a given face-to-facesetting with particular physical, social and symbolic features that invite, permit or inhibitengagement in sustained, progressively more complex interaction with the immediate environment."1.4.Learners could be involved in a school outing in which they participate in different activities whichrequire them to think responsibly for the social environment like a community cleanup which wouldteach them their responsibility for their own carbon footprint.1.5.According to an unnamed source (website lost) “Functionalists believe that education providesunity and togetherness and has a positive impact on society. They also believe that educationprepares people for the work environment in later life and teaches important skills. According tofunctionalists, the role of schools is to prepare students for participation in the institutions ofsociety. Schools socialize students to be a part of economic, political, and social institutions. Theyshould shape individuals to fit into existing social practices.” According to SAGE Reference -Sociology of Education: An A-to-Z Guide (2021). Available at: (Accessed: 11 June 2021). “The

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Professor
Irris Tchaique
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Sociology, Du Plessis, Marisa Montemarano

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