Children’s intelligence, musical ability, physical endurance etc., vary enormously from individual to individual: some children are musical geniuses at the age of four or five, and others are what is usually called tone-deaf; there are mathematical geniuses, and children who are hopeless at maths; some girls become world swimming champions at 14, and others are always last in any race and so on.
Some “experts” claim that most of these differences are born in the child; others say that they are the result of early experiences. The most sensible attitude is that they are partly the result of heredity, and partly that of environment.
For every family the future of their kids is the most important question. Parents are ready to spend enormous sum of money for the education of their children.
Choosing a school is of an exceptional importance. Because this decision will be a turning-point in the life of our kids. That’s why we have to choose the school where we would like our children to study and to what sphere of life we want to dedicate their life very carefully. But what are the criteria for the good school? How not to mistake while choosing one? Schools have for many years set out their purposes, often in clear and helpful statements of aims and objectives.
Advertising has a great influence on our society. On the one hand it is tries to persuade us to buy a particular product with the help of different advertisind techniques, such as:
- Repetition (always hear the same)
- Brand names (well-known companies)
- Before and after (shows the difference)
- The camera never lies (u believe in what u see)
- Guilt (mothers what to give the best to their children)
- Keeping up with the Joneses (famous-people).
It’s not so easy to give a direct answer to this question. First of all it should be mentioned that schools have for many years set out their purposes, often in clear and helpful statements of aims and objectives.
Certainly, it’ll be quite a subjective view point if we judge schools only by its poor exam results. It’s important to take into account the IQs and background of the pupils.
Educational system of any country is integrally related to the values and assumptions of the society that surrounds it.
State education in Britain.
All state schools in Britain are free, and schools provide their pupils with books and equipment for their studies.
Education is compulsory from 5-16 years. Parents can choose to send their children to a nursery school or a pre-school play group to prepare them for the start of compulsory education.