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Privatisation of schools - Selling out the right to quality public education for all

Author(s): 
Carol Anne Spreen, Lauren Stark and Salim Vally
Publication Date:
Mon, 23/02/2015 - 22:49
Pages: 
21
File Size:
1.32 MB

This booklet brings together educators from different countries to examine the negative effects of privatisation on the right to education, education quality, equity and teaching. Building upon specific examples in the US, Canada, Chile and South Africa, it makes the argument that privatisation increases inequality and stratification in education, and substitutes good public policy with the vagaries of charity or the single-mindedness of profit-making. Download the full text below. 

 Privatisation of schools - Selling out the right to quality public education for all