Iscuss the arguments for and against the provision of free universal basic education in poor countries.

Essay Question:
Discuss the arguments for and against the provision of free universal basic education in poor countries.

Assessment Criteria:
Less than 29% fail (Fail)
requirements not met in full
very limited, inadequate
lacks coherence
omissions, errors and lack of clarity
30 39% fail (refer)
inadequate but recoverable
rudimentary answer but with limited interpretation
limited response to brief
inadequate research and/or reflection
limited or no analysis
40 45% satisfactory (Pass/Third)
adequate response
demonstration of basic knowledge
some analysis attempted
limited research
good in some areas but inconsistent
50 59% good (Merit/ 2ii)
satisfactory with some conceptual ability
clear arguments; evidence of personal viewpoint
coherent and organised presentation
adequate research with limited application
60 69% consistent and very good (Distinction/ 2i)
good analysis, evaluation and synthesis
clear defence of viewpoints
relevant research with good application
well structured, fluent with logical argument
evidence of creative approach and some critical ability
70+ Excellent (Distinction/First)
excellent and outstanding
original, innovative and authoritative
wide knowledge and theoretical ability
command of critical position, limitations of methods and theories
articulate, fluent with exceptional argument