【2009年阅读Text 3 第1段】
however, the conventional view that education should be one of the very highest priorities for promoting rapid economic development in poor countries is wrong.
①The relationship between formal education and economic growth in poor countries is widely misunderstood by economists and politicians alike.
②Progress in both area is undoubtedly necessary for the social, political and intellectual development of these and all other societies;
③however, the conventional view that education should be one of the very highest priorities for promoting rapid economic development in poor countries is wrong.
④We are fortunate that is it, because building new educational systems there and putting enough people through them to improve economic performance would require two or three generations.
⑤The findings of a research institution have consistently shown that workers in all countries can be trained on the job to achieve radically higher productivity and, as a result, radically higher standards of living.