Positive And Negative Effects On The Area Of Education

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The Positive and Negative Effects of Globalisation in the Area of Education in the World Today

It is universally believed that globalisation has transformed the world into a small village. The world has become increasingly interacted economically, culturally and educationally. According to Zhao (2003, cited in Conroy, 2008, p.1) globalisation is defined as “the increasing integration of world economies through trade and financial transactions, involving movements of goods, people, and money across national and geographical borders”. The implications of globalisation are manifested in many aspects of the human life. In the field of education, it is apparent that globalisation and education have an interactive relationship. Oxford online dictionary defines education as “the process of receiving or giving systematic instruction, especially at a school or university” (2015). This essay examines the positive and negative effects of globalisation in the area of education.

The impact of globalisation as a global movement has negative as well as positive effects in many different fields. Education is considered an essential element for the development of any civilization. In several areas of the world, education was almost non-existence. In developing countries, globalisation has aid to overcome difficulties that were obstructing education such as poverty and discrimination. Technology, increased global demand and student diversity are positive outcomes of globalisation in the…
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