Education writing task 2 questions for IELTS

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Here you can find common IELTS essay questions for "Education" topic.


Nowadays families are not as close as they used to be.

What do you think are the causes of this?

What can be done to make families closer?


The government should pay to the parents of very young children, so that one of them can stay at home and look after their children.

What do you think are the pros and cons of this policy?

Justify your answer and include any relevant examples from your own knowledge or experience.


It is more important to have a good family than to have friends. Family can always compensate for absence of friendship.

To what extent do you agree or disagree?


More and more couples are deciding to be "child-free", to have no children, in other words. Some people claim that those couples reach this conclusion through entirely selfish reasons. While others think that they came to this decision through noble motives, such as concern about overpopulation and desire for independence.

Discuss both views and give your opinion.


It is better to have one true friend than all the acquaintances in the world.

Do you agree or disagree with this statement?


With a great variety of social networking websites, people often add complete strangers to their friend lists.

Do you think that this tendency helps people to find new friends or is it just a mean to increase their self-esteem? Justify your opinion with relevant examples.