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An “impossible profession”. For Sigmund Freud, education, like government and psychoanalysis, represented an undertaking “in which one can be sure beforehand of achieving unsatisfying results”. It is no easy task to simultaneously transmit knowledge, maintain classroom discipline, stimulate curiosity, impart the rules of living together and train future citizens.
The challenge is all the more difficult to take on in contexts that are marked – too often – by a lack of resources, overcrowded classrooms, or even the risk that the teacher’s original purpose loses its meaning………………..