Discussion questions:______ask and answer

1. Would you prefer to send your child to a mixed or single sex school?


2. Is day school always a better alternative to boarding school?

3. Should rich people be permitted to buy educational advantages by

sending their children to private schools or should all schools be

run by the state?


4. Do you prefer a system where children are put in fast and slow streams

or is it better to create mixed ability classes?


5. Should corporal punishment be permitted in schools?


6. Which system do you favour for measuring childrenís progress -

final examinations or continuous assessment?


7. Do the "three Rs" (Reading, Writing and Arithmetic) make up the most

important part of the school curriculum?