The most important function of education is modernization. Modernization is a comprehensive concept aimed at capturing , describing and evaluating profound qualitative and quantitative changes in society. It describes the transition of a society from medieval to modern culture. It stands for progress beyond tradition. Modernization according to some sociologists is based upon European and American models. As compared to urbanization, industrailization, westernization and Europeanization, modernization presents more complex process and a more complex result. In the intellectual sphere, it is an awareness that it is possible to see a rational explanation of physical andc social phenomena. In the field of religion, it is expressed in secularism. In philosophy it is expressed in humanist thought.