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To teach group survival skills and group cohesiveness

-survival skills such as hunting, fishing, food gathering

-informal education to transmit skills and values, children imitated adults
Preliterate societies
To prepare elite officials to govern the empire according to Confucian principles

-memorization and recitation of classic texts

-influenced: written exams of civic service
To learn behaviors and rituals based on Vedas

-memorizing and interpreting sacred texts
To prepare priest-scribes to administer the empire

-memorizing and copying dictated texts

-influence: restriction of educational controls, use of education to prepare bureaucracies
To cultivate civic responsibility and identification with city-state and to develop well rounded persons

-reading, writing, arthmetic, drama, music, PE, poetry

-influence: the concept of the well-rounded liberal arts education
Greek- Athens
To train soldiers and military leaders

-drill, military songs, and tactics

-influence: the concept of serving the military state
Greek- Sparta
To develop civic responsibility for republic and then empire, to develop administrative and military skills

-reading, writing, arithmetic, laws of 12 tables, law, philosophy

-influence: education for practical administrative skills, civic responsibility
To cultivate religious commitment to Islamic beliefs, to develop expertise in mathmatics, medicine, and science

-reading, writing, math, religious literature, science

-influence: reentry of classical materials on science and medicine
To develop religious commitment, knowledge, and ritual, to prepare persons for appropriate roles in a hierarchical society

-reading, writing, arithmetic, liberal arts, philosophy, theology, military tactics

-influence: universities as higher learning
To cultivate humanist experts in the classics (Greek and Latin), to prepare courtiers for service to dynastic leaders

-latin, greek, classical lit, poetry

-analysis of greek and roman classics

-influence: emphasis on lit knowledge, and 2 track system of schools