The economics of education and the reform of our education systems - EXPeditions

The economics of education and the reform of our education systems

by Anna Vignoles
  • Key point 1
    Education inequality depends on context. What is needed in low-income countries to reduce education inequalities is different from what is necessary for higher-income countries.
  • Key point 2
    We need to find a balance between centralised and locally-run education systems. There should be enough autonomy at a school and teacher-level while monitoring school systems and setting common standards.
  • Key point 3
    In order to reduce financial stress, you can improve social welfare payments or invest in parenting interventions, which can help families in disadvantaged circumstances cope with their environment better.