elitism


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elitism

Politics the belief that society should be governed by a select group of gifted and highly educated individuals
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Her argument and defence of her selective elitism is exactly what you see - hypocrisy and sheer indifference to what your child gets, as long as hers enjoy the best education at the cost of yours.
Elitism has thrived ever since in the schools, so much so that the state system has played second fiddle.
There is no doubt that there is some elitism to education, particularly higher education such as university which is dominated by students from a stereotypical middle-class background.
Oldfield told the jury that the boat race was a "symbol of elitism in government".
I can't think of any other area of life where elitism is a dirty word.
Oldfield has a website called Elitism Leads to Tyranny, which discusses civil disobedience tactics.
First, we continue to insist that elitism is efficient: arguing, for instance, that only the smartest kids should enjoy a full, extended education.
Many other factors including a culture of shortcuts also in the context of elitism will share this blame.
Norm Weiner's introductory essay for this issue of the Journal of the National Collegiate Honors Council challenges us to face the charge of elitism that so frequently is lodged against honors programs and honors colleges (as well as against those of us who are involved in honors education as administrators, faculty, and students).
The figures add fuel to the row over elitism at Cambridge, which now has record numbers of private school admissions.
I personally thought Salma Bala's tale was a tiny reminder that sometimes little insights can be gleaned from the unlikeliest of circumstances as opposed to Ms/Mr Tea who apparently saw elitism.
In a speech to the Social Mobility Foundation think-tank today, Mr Vos will say: "The elitism which fosters the high quality services that the Bar stands for has also encouraged another form of elitism.