By Joseph Zajda, Val Rust (eds.)

This quantity explores the interrelationship among ideology, the nation and better schooling reforms, surroundings it in an international context. It examines many of the significant larger schooling reforms and coverage concerns in a world tradition, really within the mild of contemporary shifts in caliber and standards-driven schooling and coverage learn. In doing so, the ebook presents a finished photo of the intersecting and various discourses of globalisation and policy-driven reforms in better schooling. Representing scholarly learn on significant discourses within the box of upper schooling reforms, the ebook attracts upon fresh reports within the components of globalisation, equality, and the position of the nation in better schooling reforms. It reviews the neo-liberal ideological imperatives of present greater schooling and coverage reforms, and illustrates the way in which that shifts within the courting among the country and better schooling coverage impact present tendencies in larger schooling reforms. person chapters seriously examine the dominant discourses and debates on greater schooling and coverage reforms. utilizing diversified comparative schooling paradigms from serious concept to historical-comparative examine, the chapters specialize in globalisation, ideology and better schooling reforms and think about either the explanations and results of upper schooling reforms and coverage swap.

Show description

Read or Download Globalisation and Higher Education Reforms PDF

Best history_2 books

Haunted Savannah: America’s Most Spectral City

Why is Savannah, Georgia the main haunted urban in the USA? Historian and journey consultant James Caskey solutions this question and lots of extra. This fully-revised and up to date ebook info over 40 of Savannah's such a lot notorious ghost tales, leading to a mystical compilation in contrast to the other. notice the reality approximately Savannah's haunted heritage as you discover spine-chilling stories in regards to the Hostess City's shadowy "Other Side," as advised through a grasp storyteller.

Extra info for Globalisation and Higher Education Reforms

Sample text

140; see also Zajda 2005, 2015). At the same time, Moses and Nanna (2007) argue that high-stakes testing reforms, driven by political and cultural ideology and concerns for efficiency and economic productivity, serve to impede the development of real equality of educational opportunity, particularly for the least advantaged students (p. 56). Although centralization and decentralization reforms in education reflect a neo-liberal ideology at work, they do not necessarily capture a complexity of forces fuelling educational and policy change.

To develop the start list, we created separate indexes and then worked together to establish a combined set of codes. The provisional code list was open to new additions or modifications as needed, and we subsequently collaboratively revised the list after we had each coded the same three documents. Some codes were collapsed, while others were renamed or deleted. ” Second cycle coding involved pattern coding to move up from codes to categories and themes based on our original holistic and provisional coding.

Paris: UNESCO, International Institute for Education Planning. 18 J. Zajda and V. , Tilak, J. B. , & Wang, R. (2013). University expansion in a changing global economy: Triumph of the BRICs? Stanford: Stanford University Press. Clark, B. R. (2004). Delineating the character of the entrepreneurial university. Higher Education Policy, 17(4), 355–370. EFA Global Monitoring Report. (2009). Overcoming inequality: Why governance matters. Paris: OECD. Foucault, M. (1977). Discipline and punish: The birth of the prison.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.38 of 5 – based on 26 votes