International Investment in Education for Development: Public Good or Economic Tool?

@inproceedings{Draxler2014InternationalII,
  title={International Investment in Education for Development: Public Good or Economic Tool?},
  author={Alexandra Draxler},
  year={2014}
}
Is education a human right or a driver of economic development? How international organisations frame their strategies is determined to a great extent by their response to this question. This chapter argues that a sound education system is one that is rights-based and seeks to achieve social cohesion, equality of access, and equity of opportunity. Efforts to generate economic returns from education to individuals and societies, while important, should not dominate development policies. As the… CONTINUE READING
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