Junior High School Track
GLEC VIET NAM 2020 TOPICS
Topic (4 minutes of speech)
In most parts of the world, especially in developing countries, women are not able to receive a proper education. In sub-Saharan Africa, Oceania and Western Asia, girls still face barriers to entering both primary and secondary schools. Disadvantages in education translated into a lack of time to develop skills and limited opportunities in the labor market and has led to women earning less. How would society improve if everyone received equal opportunity in education? Use specific reasons and details in your answer.
Topic (500~700 words)
Differences in educational opportunities between rural and urban areas are an increasing problem in developing countries, and are in conflict with the UN’s pledge on “leaving no-one behind”. According to a UN SDG study, currently, about 85% of countries reported higher drop-out rates for primary and secondary schools in rural areas compared to urban areas. What problems may arise if rural people have fewer educational opportunities? Use specific reasons and details in your answer.