Demand for education

definition

Demand for formal education expressed by potential learners.

example of use

But as obviously important as manpower needs were finally conceded to be, they paled before another force that soon began to dominate the education scene and give sleepless nights to authorities throughout Europe and North America. This other force was the explosive increase in popular demand for education, which led to the Rampant Expansion Phase (Coombs, 1970: 23).

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