For Profit Schools in South Africa showcases a for-profit education company that received a loan from the World Bank via its International Financial Corporation (IFC). It questions the World Bank’s and South Africa’s commitment to development and equity by permitting finacing of education for the privileged.
Low Fee Private Schools in Pakistan shows two schools in Lahore struggling with the problematic reality of inadequate state education. The low fee private school offers some education but with untrained and poorly paid teachers, while the state school struggles with fewer resources but better trained teachers.
This video examines the widespread phenomenon of private tutoring or 'extra classes' in Cambodia. It explores some of the underlying reasons for as well as the social equity implications of this trend.