By Varuni Tiruchelvam
What is the current philosophy of education in Sri Lanka? How has
educational philosophy changed?
Education today and perhaps in the past too has been bent toward
utilitarianism. Philosophically speaking, producing individuals who would
serve society is the overt claim of educationists and others in the field of
opinion making. While individuals might have genuinely embraced this
position in an idealistic vision, and also genuinely served society,