By Andrew Manley
On the world stage there are still millions of children who do not have access to education. According to UNICEF’s website: ‘Universal access to quality education is not a privilege – it is a basic human right. There are over 59 million children of primary school-age, who are being denied their right to education’. (January 2016)
But is it enough to simply provide access to education? Should there be a standard to the education provided? And what should those standards be?
In the UK we exist in a society that is rich in information, you would think answering such a question would be easy. After all we have OFSTED reports, school prospectuses, results and performance tables… the list goes on. But is it enough to measure a good education in the form of reports and statistics alone? Continue reading “What constitutes a good education?”