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Comparing Private and Public Schools

By February 17, 2013

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Public school teachers: Have you ever considered teaching at a private school? If you teach at a private school, have you ever thought enviously of the greater amount of money you can typically make at a public school? The fact is that both private and public schools have their own strengths and weaknesses from a teaching point of view. For example, teachers at private schools typically have smaller class while  sizes but at the same time might have less funds available to help students who need extra help.

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December 3, 2012 at 7:06 am
(1) The Teacher says:

Teaching in private school is creative. Alot of fun. You have parental support for assignments. I have taught in both public school and private school. The private school offers a well rounded student a better education. Public school is about the test scores, data, and not teaching true Reading, Riting, Rethmetic with a foundation or connection to today’s world.

February 25, 2013 at 7:55 am
(2) David Martinez says:

I have worked for 19 years in private schools and been working for six in a public high school here in Mexico there is a great difference it is much comfortable to work in a private school because of the resources you have to work and give a better class, on the other hand students tend to be more respectful in a public school although I work in a group of 50, unfornately we lack of enoughclass resources like prjectors, laptops, or in class desktops, etc. Unfortunately malnutrition and econocal problems keep students distracted in class which is another factor which make the difference when teaching.

February 25, 2013 at 6:32 pm
(3) Laurie says:

Unfortunately, you article is not accurate. Many private schools still find a way to leach (indeed leech) the public purse and in countries like Australia this source of funding is often greater that what public schools receive. In countries like Finland the system is not only fairer but it consistently gets better results than any other countries. Finally, working as a teacher in that country is much more rewarding and enjoyable.

February 26, 2013 at 6:51 am
(4) Ananda Abeysinghe says:

Hi… This is a very import topic.But when it comes to Sri Lanka,The
teacher in the public school is well honoured and accepted by
everybody.Because the public schools here ,
treat the sthdents
alike.
Ananda Abeysinghe

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