Wealth In Education

1563 Words7 Pages
How is Education linked with a country's wealth and its rate of literacy? (Introduction) A country’s wealth and its rate of literacy is highly linked to the education system that is provided by its government to its people. The education system in each country ensures that its people are educated so that the country’s future leaders will be able to further enhance the country’s wealth and stability. In other words, the standard of education is directly linked to a country’s total literacy rate. The literacy rate is a determinant for finding out a country’s standard of education. Education in its general sense is a form of learning in which the knowledge, skills and habits of a group of people are transferred from one generation to the…show more content…
Each country’s government should ensure that they have enough schools to cater to all of its school going children be it government owned primary and secondary schools or universities. The government should also not forget children from rural areas or from fragile states. To increase the rate of illiteracy the government should take steps to ensure that proper education reaches these children. Equal opportunities should also be given to these children when they come out to look for a job. With fewer unemployed people, there will be less of a need to support them hence the country will be more likely to prosper. People have to be given equal opportunity regardless of their income, race, gender or religion. No discrimination should exist. Only the best teachers are chosen and the best training provided. Teachers who are directly linked to education must be given appropriate wages because they are the people in charge of future leaders of the country. Appropriate systems should be put in place to ensure teachers’ individual skills are best used. Additionally, comprehensive educational system with qualified teachers accelerate learning process towards acquiring the most modern knowledge. In order to meet new job demands caused by the rise in big businesses and technological advances in factories, high schools were created, with a curriculum focused on practical job skills that would better prepare students for white collar or skilled blue collar work. This proved to be beneficial for both employers and employees, for the improvement in human capital caused employees to become more efficient, which lowered costs for the employers and skilled employees received a higher

More about Wealth In Education

Open Document