Monthly Archives: May 1998

Role of private schools

By Zubeida  Musstafa

THE education policy announced in March devotes one whole chapter to the private sector. Nevertheless, it fails to clarify some basic issues relating to the privately managed schools and institutions of higher learning. The ambivalence which has marked the education sector persists.

More importantly, the policy reflects a love-hate relationship between the government and the private sector. The authorities grudgingly concede that the private sector is  indispensable. Continue reading Role of private schools