Education and Global Development

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What are western countries view on education?
That it's a transformative insitution
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What does this institution do?
It enables people to reach/realise their full potential and enables the creation of a well qualified workforce
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If people do not have good literacy or numeracy skills, what can this lead to?
Exploitation
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What did DFID note?
There are 57 million children in the world who do not attend primary education
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What are the consequent effects of this?
They are less likelt to get a job in the future- and support their family- considerablr affect on their country's development and on the global economy
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What does a high quality education result in?
Transformation of developing countries and will benefit all countries.
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What else will a quality education lead to?
People working together and helping eachother
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What does this create?
Strong institutions and societies
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What will increase by 1%
The economic growth of countries
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How will this happen?
If they provide an extra year of good schooling
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What does this mean for aid givers?
That countries will no longer require foreign aid and it means they will be able to trade
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Name the six problems of education in developing countries?
Education is based on colonialism, war disrupts education, parents have to pay for books and uniform, teaching is not a very highly paid profession, childrern often miss school due to diseases (TB or Malaria) and cannot afford primary let alone secon
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What do the west see education as?
Critical for overcoming the barriers to promoting economic growth
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What do they believe the education system is?
Universal
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What do they believe other countries should follow?
Western meritocratic systems
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What are the two roles of education according to modernisation theorists?
Vocational and Cultural
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Who infleunced the vocational role?
Parsons and Durkheim
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What do they believe workers should be?
Skilled
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Why is this?
So that they can be filtered into the jobs which are suited to their skill level
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What becomes more specialised as the economy develops?
Jobs
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Who highlighted the human capital theory?
Schlutz and Becker
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What did they state?
That as technology and infrastructure is invested in, human expertise should also be invested in
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What is noted about equipment over time?
It become less significant
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What is signifcant
The values
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Why?
because the meritocratic, modern values are passed down from parent to child
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What is the cultural role?
education transmits individualism and achievement
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What is this a movement from?
Traditional values to meritocratic values
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what do traditional values do according to modernisation theorists?
hinders and prevents entreprenerialism
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Name the four problems with education in the developing world
developing countries lose their traditional values, assumes that the west's wasy are correct/superior, some people from dc's may reject values and become radical and children/parents may have differen values- issues of belonging and identity-
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