Does Paying for an Education Give You a Better Chance of Learning or Does It Provide You with More Opportunities?

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Livs Williams Does paying for an education give you a better chance of learning or does it provide you with more opportunities? Can a payment determine your future? Does paying to learn provide you an enhanced education or does it just defend you from the lower class of normality? An education is something that every child deserves and should earn equally, shouldn’t they? Money should not have the control over the type of learning ability to be gained. Where is the proof that these ‘specialised’ teachers employed in the ‘private’ schools are the most intelligent people around? Children that attend fee paying schools can achieve better grades because the classes are usually smaller and they are usually given more attention by the teachers compared to the larger classes in state schools. However most pupils in all systems of education can achieve top grades when taught by any good teacher. Fortunately not all the best teachers work in private education. So paying for education does not always give you a better chance of learning. Education is not all about cramming children with facts and dates, foreign languages and scientific equations; it is also about preparing the child for life. Students in paying education are often segregated from the ‘real’ world and can find it harder to progress in life once their education has finished as they have mostly been protected and cosseted within their own social class system. Most parents want a good education for their children and to give them the best start in life but not all parents have the income required to pay the sometimes astronomical school fees. There are plenty of very good state schools which sometimes can be a more equal playing field to nurture the student’s needs both in learning and in a social capacity. After love, a good education is the best thing you can give your children, so why

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