FF028: Spontaneous Schooling in the Third World

Almost ten years after publishing his seminal work called The Beautiful Tree, Professor James Tooley joins Michael on the Flagship to talk about the ever stunning phenomenon of low-cost education spontaneously appearing in third world countries all over the globe. The most remarkable thing? They outperform government run schools!

The two dig into the professor’s research leading up to the publication of his book, what he has discovered since, and his brave new endeavors in a first world country!

  1. The Beautiful Tree
  2. Tedx Talk with Professor Tooley
  3. “Low-cost private schools WON’T work”
  4. “Low-cost private schools WILL work”
  5. Imprisoned in India