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Inequality in PH education


Inequality in PH education


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Tags: education , UP

  • agaylaya

    You have a flawed analysis. You equated schooling with education. Structurally, schooling is inherently biased against certain groups of people…. so do not be surprised if you find inequalities everywhere. By their very nature, schools were designed to use grades as the means of screening students……. who will be admitted to school, who will get promoted from one school level to the next, and who will get scholarships. Grades are the most biased instruments of inequality ever invented by man. The sad thing is that education administrators try to equalize access to education by trying to equalize access to schooling i.e. by equalizing chances to get good grades.. A very expensive task making it almost impossible to achieve.

    Schooling is a form of technology…..a way of doing things….a way of delivering educational services. Certainly it is not the only way by which people can get education. Unfortunately, it is the de facto technology given official recognition by the government. Education obtained outside of schooling is not recognized or considered as education at all. The schooling system was designed to achieve other purposes and equalizing education opportunities through schooling was not one of these original purposes.

    You want to equalize access to education? De-school society. and create or give funding to other means (other technologies) by which people can have access to education.



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