Least Industrialized Education

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The type of education a country possess is related to that country’s economic situation and culture. As a result, the most industrialized nations, industrializing nations, and the least industrialized nations all have different types of education and different problems. In the Most Industrialized countries, education is usually valued as essential to society, and succeeding in school is equivalent to succeeding in a career and in life. Society believes that in order to do well, students must not only graduate from high school, but attend and graduate from a college or university as well. Japanese students even attend cram schools after their normal schooling in order to do better. Some problems with this system are the importance of test scores and the mediocrity they bring. Students can become so focused on earning a grade or how to pass a specific test, that they forget to actually learn the material. There is also the problem of the affordability and competition that is associated with higher education, a problem that has become widespread in many of the Most Industrialized nations, such as the United States and Japan. In the Industrializing nations, education is struggling to keep up with the changing culture and economy of the country. For example, as Russia changed to the Soviet Union, education was…show more content…
Some children may go to school for a short amount of time in order to gain some basic education, but it is only the children of the wealthy that attend school for longer than that. Girls particularly suffer from lack of education in the Least Industrialized nations. Lack of education contributes to the cycle of poverty, and makes it difficult for countries to compete in the global
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