|In this great
educational controversy, the most encouraging sign appears to be a new awakening among
some of the leading educators of the need not only to expand educational
also to improve the quality of education.
emphasis on quality as well as quantity has been stressed by James Conant, former
president of Harvard University. Robert Hutchins, past president of the University
of Chicago, has consistently expounded the idea of the higher purpose of
education. Indeed, throughout the ages there has been universal concern over
the aims and goals of education. (1) Socrates (469-399 BC) said, " the aim of
education is to dispel error and to discover truth.