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Old 21.03.2017, 13:45
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Re: Will Trump be a Good President?

And of course, as usual, some concepts get lost in translation.

Public school in the USA is a very different thing from Public Schools in the UK (which are the traditional 'Top' and most exclusive private schools, like Eton.

But I totally agree that the concept of 'better or best' is very fluid- and will differ hugely from person to person- and depends on culture and local circumstances. Lots of Private Unis or Grande Ecoles in France and USA- none in the UK (well a couple of American ones), none in Switzerland.

As a teacher in 4 different state comprehensive schools in the UK- I was very aware that teachers in the private sector were often there because they were very poor teachers with serious discipline problems with the kids. A few were there because of the longer holidays ...

Last edited by Odile; 21.03.2017 at 14:19.
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