The public-private education dynamic has been the subject of discourse and review in most education agendas. This is largely because of the emerging debates about which type of education assures people of strategic social mobility and productivity in both their professional and personal lives. In order to determine the distinction that exists between private and public education, it is critical to understand the context of what these forms of education do and how they operate as institutions.

Distinction Between Public and Private Education

The distinction between public and private education is conceptually messy. Most education monitoring offices and agencies categorize schools and universities based on their source of financing, their stakeholders, and their advocacy and mission. In some countries, the difference is derived from statistical data such ...

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