The Privatisation of Education

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What does privatisation involve?
The transfer of public assets such as schools and to private companies
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In recent years there has been a trend towards what?
The privatisation of education in the UK and globally.
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What does Ball suggest?
That education becomes a source of profit for capitalists which he calls 'Education Services Industry' (ESI)
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What are private companies in the ESI involved in?
A range of activities in education (building schools, providing teachers, careers advice etc)
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What do large scale school building projects often involve?
Public-private partnerships (ppps) in which private companies provide capital to design, build and finance educational services
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In recent years there has been a trend towards what?

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The privatisation of education in the UK and globally.

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What does Ball suggest?

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What are private companies in the ESI involved in?

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What do large scale school building projects often involve?

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