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Controversies in Education: Orthodoxy and Heresy in Policy by Helen Proctor,Patrick Brownlee,Peter Freebody

By Helen Proctor,Patrick Brownlee,Peter Freebody

This publication is the end result of a colloquium sequence prepared by means of The college of Sydney within which best and rising researchers have been invited to call what they took to be the deep flaws on the center of up to date academic and coverage and perform in Australia and globally — to voice their in all probability ‘heretical’ perspectives on what such a lot urgently has to be performed. The chapters during this assortment are paired to provide takes on each one subject, from supplementing to critiquing to countering and so much issues in between.

The matters addressed during this quantity include: the position of schooling in nationwide and foreign marketplaces, mass trying out and standardisation, the way forward for ‘multiculturalism’ in colleges, the general public investment of personal colleges, the complex dating among proof and coverage and the moving politics of inequality. This e-book is predicated at the concept that recognising deep disagreements on sizeable matters is an important accompaniment to imagining and constructing efficient methods forward.

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