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ERIC Number: EJ780002
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2007-Dec
Pages: 17
Abstractor: Author
Reference Count: 45
ISSN: ISSN-0007-1005
Beyond Metaphors of Management: The Case for Metaphoric Re-Description in Education
Hoyle, Eric; Wallace, Mike
British Journal of Educational Studies, v55 n4 p426-442 Dec 2007
In the UK and elsewhere management has become a root metaphor. Educational practitioners must now acquire competence in management discourse. Yet education and management are different social processes. They interpenetrate since much education occurs in schools, which have to be managed. But teaching is not management. This paper identifies how metaphors of management have been absorbed into political discourse and makes a case for metaphoric re-description in education.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: United Kingdom