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Too much data and too little arguments supporting it Interesting in parts My conclusion is that THERE IS NO NEED TO REFORM is no need to reform UK private school system Not the easiest read but you end it feeling utter fury at the injustice of Britain malignant education system Pays to get ahead Green and Kynaston s sober thoughtfully argued monograph occupies the ground as Robert Verkaik s Posh Boys but isthoughtful less polemical and possiblyconvincing as a result Despite carefully laying out the doleful effects of private Schools On The British Education on the British education culture competitiveness and society in general they concede abolition is ighly unlikely and maybe even undesirable Eually they aren t na ve enough to take a make it so good s Pays to get ahead Green and Kynaston s sober thoughtfully argued monograph occupies the same ground as Robert Verkaik s Posh Boys but isthoughtful less polemical and possiblyconvincing as a result Despite carefully laying out the doleful effects of private schools on the British education system culture competitiveness and society in general they concede abolition is Tao Source Calligraphy highly unlikely and maybe even undesirable Eually they aren t na ve enough to take a make it so good state education that the notion of paying for it will wither and die line either What emerges is something in between a first step perhaps to one of these other futures but fundamentally their proposition is that we need to talk about this If that seems a little Blenkinsop of the fourth wet and weedy consider this neither Attlee leader of the most reforming Labour government ever nor Blair who wasugely education and Modeling Post Socialist Urbanization high minded both possessed of substantial majorities and good will at least at the outset touched it with a bargepole People whoaven t been privately educated and don t Modern Construction Handbook have child. Britain s private fee paying schools are institutions where children from affluent familiesave their privileges further entrenched through a igh uality richly resourced education There is an irrefutable link between private schools and life s gilded path private school to top university to top career Engines of Privilege contends that in a society that mouths the virtues of euality of opportunity of fairness and of social cohesion the educational apart. Njoyed the beginning chapter and possible solutions chapters at the end Only downside is that in a thorough effort to prove the need for change the authors went through all of private school istory relationship with politics Certainly proved the point but became a bit too academic for a casual reader Still gets 4 as the topic is so overdue discussion the academic aspect can be forgiven The book is 300 plus pages of extremely dense repetitive argument about why private schooling is bad why nothing Operation Goldesel has been done about ending it andow the author suggests we end it in the not so distant futureDespite finding myself in agreement with the authors position yes I do think private schooling should be abolished and yes I do think eventually after say 20 years it would reap benefits For All Of Society I Couldn T all of society I couldn t interested in the very turgid detailed covering off of every an The book is 300 plus pages of extremely dense repetitive argument about why private schooling is bad why nothing Modern Construction Handbook has been done about ending it andow the author suggests we end it in the not so distant futureDespite finding myself in agreement with the authors position yes I do think private schooling should be abolished and yes I do think eventually after say 20 years it would reap benefits for all of society I couldn t stay interested in the very turgid detailed covering off of every angle to the debate Moreover it seemed to me that one uestion was never asked which is will the schooling for my child be any good once we abolish private schools Or will it BE SHITE AND FROM THAT WILL THERE BE GOOD shite And from that will there be good in the school what will the class sizes be And will the teachers be motivated and good There is a mood in the nation to dismantle privileged Language Contact Volume 1 historic stuff Could the authors wish list see reality My guess is no. JectiveFrancis Green and David Kynaston carefully examine options for change while drawing on the valuable lessons ofistory Accessible evidence based and inclusive Engines of Privilege aims to kick start a long overdue national debate Clear vigorous prose is combined with forensic analysis to powerful effect illuminating the painful contrast between the importance of private schools in British society and the near absence of serious policy shaping debat. Ren or any contact with the sector generally feel it doesn t concern

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which leaves battle between those who consider it the inalienable right of parents to do the best for their own children and to suggest they should consider the wider effects is not only unfair but borderline immoral and those who would not dream of paying to ueue jump or only unfair but borderline immoral and those who would not dream of paying to ueue jump or secure undue influence or advantage by paying for it Given the often toxic nature of debate on any subject currently this not only reopens an issue of vital importance but does so in a way that models reasoned debate and a willingness not just to listen but to try to understand the views of others It s a bit depressing just ow unusual that feels I enjoyed this book and found the statistics both interesting and relevant I think that the problems are well summed up and I agree with the authors standpoint However it became incredibly repetitive and overdetailed towards the end As a teacher at a South African private school I found the arguments good food for thought The book opened my mind and put forward arguments which definitely impacted on my view of educational systems Well worth a read opened my eyes to the reality of this particular type of ineuality Also challenged the instinctive politics of resentment that private schooling can throw up Especially enjoyed the beginning chapter and possible solutions chapters at private schooling can throw up Especially enjoyed the beginning chapter and possible solutions chapters at end Only downside is that in a thorough effort to prove the need for change the authors went through all of private school istory relationship with politics Certainly proved the point but became a bit too academic for a casual rea Well worth a read opened my eyes to the reality of this particular type of ineuality Also challenged the instinctive politics of resentment that private schooling can throw up Especially Heid separating private schools from our state schools deploys our national educational resources unfairly and inefficiently blocks social mobility reproduces privilege down the generations and underpins a damaging democratic deficit in our societyIntrinsic to any vision of the future of Britain Handbook Of Art And Global Migration has to be the nature of our educational system Yet the uality of conversation on the issue of private education remains surprisingly sterile patchy andighly sub.
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Engines of Privilege: Britain's Private School Problem