IELTS Writing Topics: Education

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Here are some past IELTS Task 2 Writing Topics.  Could you write 250 words in 40 minutes?

Some feel that travel is the best way to gain knowledge about the world around us. 

Others believe that knowledge is best gained from television and the internet.

Which do you prefer and why?


Some people believe that children’s leisure activities must be educational, otherwise they are a waste of their time.

To what extent do you agree or disagree with this statement?


All primary, secondary and tertiary education should be free for all people and paid for by the government.

To what extent do you agree or disagree with this statement?


Studying English in an English-speaking country is the best and only effective way to learn a language.

To what extent do you agree or disagree with this statement?


In many countries, more and more young people are leaving school but are unable to find jobs. 

What problems does youth unemployment cause for individuals and the society?

What measures should be taken to reduce the level of unemployment among youngsters?


Some parents think that childcare centres provide the best services for children of pre-school age.

Other working parents think that family members such as grandparents are better carers for their children.

Discuss both views and give your opinion.





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