The UK government wants to provide parents with a wider choice of schools (photo:dpa)

Geopolitics: Education and profit - Sweden shows the way

The UK government wants to reform schooling through new initiatives. First 'academies' were touted as the answer. Now it’s 'free schools'. But as the UK looks to Sweden and its controversial for-profit schools, GIS expert Dr Pauline Dixon, joins the debate in this special report and considers whether or not profit and education mix.

THE UK government has looked to Scandinavia in its efforts to improve standards in schools, particularly for the poorest children.

One of the government's latest initiatives is to provide parents with more choice through a variety of state-funded schools. And education ministers and officials see acade...

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Dr. Pauline Dixon
The idea that education could be provided by profit-making businesses is unacceptable for some.
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