The Global Education Industry

The Global Education Industry

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The first edition of this pioneering book produced surprising conclusions from research around the world into the extent of private education. James Tooley challenged the prevailing wisdom that private education fosters social and economic inequality. On the Contrary, he found that the private sector, as well as being innovative, often provides creative social responsibility programmes, subsidised places and student loan schemes. He concluded with a proposal about the role of for-profit education enterprises in promoting equitable development. In this second edition, Professor Tooley contributes a new preface which shows how his work has developed and extended into other countries. In particular, he provides a fascinating account of how private education is flourishing in China.However, there are key players in South Africa which show the for-profit sector in very innovative form, viz., Educor and ADv- ... Damelin College High School has played a path-breaking role in changing the nature of private schooling in South anbsp;...

Title:The Global Education Industry
Author:James Tooley
Publisher:Inst of Economic Affairs - 2001


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