Responding to Risk Society：Adaptation and Reform in Education
A contemporary Risk Society is created by the rapid and no-controlling development of science and technology. Risks also appear in other areas such as politics， economics and culture. In the face of a Risk Society， people should be aware of social risk， and reform educational purposes accordingly. Education should teach students how to question authorities， to make a judgment or a choice rather than providing them with fixed values and knowledge， should develop students’ flexibility and adaptability rather than producing prescribed socialized-people. Education should also from training students to be economic individuals to educating them to be active and responsible citizenships， from teaching students learning for a local or a nation to learning and action for all.
|關鍵詞||风险社会、教育功能、教育变革、Risk society、Educational function、Educational reform|