Private Finance Initiative: The commodification and marketisation of education, Dexter Whitfield, Education and Social Justice, Vol.1 No.2 Spring 1999

This article examines the major implications of the Private Finance Initiative (PFI) for education, and the schools section in particular. It demonstrates how the PFI is linked to the marketisation of education, and examines the core elements of the PFI in order to create an understanding of its impact on education. It finishes with a detailed assessment of the longer term implications of PFI.