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ERIC Number: EJ795056
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2007
Pages: 14
Abstractor: Author
Reference Count: 53
ISSN: ISSN-1474-9041
The "Response" of the Greek State to Global Trends of Educational Policy Making
Gouvias, Dionyssios S.
European Educational Research Journal, v6 n1 p25-38 2007
Many academics in the past have attempted to provide an overview of the general and common elements and "trends" in contemporary, international education policy, focusing mainly on the most advanced--economically and technologically--countries of the "West": from the increasing adoption of market ideologies in (public) education, to the introduction of modern management techniques into the organisation of state schools; and from a rising support for "public choice" theories to the prevalence of the "perfomativity" criterion. The main aim of this article is to examine the degree of "adaptation" of the contemporary Greek educational system to the above trends. Using Ball's analytic model (1998), this will be done through a comparison between the specificities of the Greek social--and consequently, educational--formation and those of other advanced countries of the "West", drawing examples mainly from the European experience. (Contains 10 notes.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Greece