September 07, 2003
Educational globalisation takes another step

I've written here about the possibility of Brits sending their kids to Eastern Europe in the years to come. (Friends have reacted by suggesting that a more likely development is lots of Eastern European private tutors setting up shop here.) Now here's evidence of Americans who are already sending their children abroad for their education, in this case African Americans, sending their children across the Atlantic for their education, for all the usual reasons that I'm sure you can imagine. That's African African Americans – Americans who used quite recently to be Africans – sending their children back to African schools.

My thanks to Joanne Jacobs for the link, who also comments on the story, linking to someone who speculates that white people might start getting interested too.

Posted by Brian Micklethwait at 01:58 PM
Category: The private sector