Social aims of education are concerned with the social stability, reconstruction, development and social agreeableness. The goal of social welfare is directly associated with the fulfillment of social aims of education. According to the educational sociologists, following are the social aims of education :-
Social, agreeableness :This is the responsibility'of education to take measure for social agreeableness and adjustment of the individual. Education should enable the individuals to live according to the social values and traditions. No society can attain the goal of social stability without the social adjustment of the individual. Social adjustment is necessary for the self-actualization of the individual. This is the responsibility of education to help the individuals in making adjustment with the society.
Civic training :Education gives an individual a clear understanding of social rights and duties. If a person is socially trained, he will prove himself a balanced and useful citizen. Education is the only source by. which an individual is given civic training. Education is the key to producing the sentiments of obedience and respect for social values and state laws. This respect and obedience observed'by an individual help in maintaining social stability in the society.
Promotion of social values :Education is the most effective source of promotion of social values and traditions. Preservation, promotion and transmission of social values cannot be ensured without the educative process. According to the experts,
promotion of social values brings about social stability and consequently this very social stability makes a society invincible.
Reconstruction of society :Social reconstruction and reorganization is the basic function cf society. This is the responsibility of education to make the righteous thoughts and ideals as the part of Culture. It should‘take necessary practical steps for
social development and reconstruction. Social positive evolution is not possible if education does not perform the function of social reconstruction.