Universal Primary Education: Why free things can be good things
Aimee Concepcion Chavez
Arcler Education Inc
This book explores the delivery of universal primary education across the globe. In doing so, the book assesses the merits and demerits of providing a free, but compulsory, education to all. It also explores the origins of the universal primary education program including the Millennium Development Goals and the Sustainable Development Goals. The book shows how different countries have adopted different approaches in meeting this objective. Moreover, the book shows the possibilities and limitations of providing this type of educational entitlement to the poorest people on earth.
Aimee Concepcion C. Chavez is a Licensed Professional Teacher. She is an Associate Professor at Laguna State Polytechnic University, Philippines and the Chairperson of Extension and Training Services of LSPU Siniloan Campus. She handles General Science and Physical Science subjects, Professional Education subjects and Methods of Research in both the undergraduate and graduate programs of the College of Teacher Education. She finished Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering, Master of Arts in Teaching major in Science and Technology and have completed the academic requirements of the degree Doctor of Philosophy in Education major in Educational Leadership and Management. She is an Associate Member of the National Research Council of the Philippines and believes that in contributing to the body of knowledge, quality of life will be improved.