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The Advantages and Disadvantages of a Privatised Education System

Posted on July 15, 2016 at 4:27 pm

The have been a lot of moves in Canada, the USA, and the UK within recent governments to privatise education systems, and while many teachers have been known to be very negative towards these changes, the pros and cons of such a move are far from being clear cut. Often times these changes are generally a mixed bag, which often seems to lead to improvements in average results, higher levels of teacher accountability, more community involvement and greater school choice for parents. Clearly, all of this is very attractive to parents but on the flip side, they will also have to contend with higher levels of corruption, a greater spread of investment into education; usually meaning better results for the wealthy and worse for the poor and unengaged. (more…)

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