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Deniz, Caglar – Journal for Critical Education Policy Studies, 2017
The Metropolitan city gives non-metropolitan students an opportunity to meet new social groups. In this article, the perceptions of sexuality of those students who come from provincial areas to a metropolitan city for university education are examined within a framework of semi-structured interviews. The study on which this article is based used a…
Descriptors: Sexuality, Student Attitudes, Foreign Countries, College Students
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Vasconcelos Medeiros, Hugo Augusto; Mello Neto, Ruy de Deus e; Mendes Catani, Afrânio – Journal for Critical Education Policy Studies, 2017
This paper is a discussion on the possibilities of educational democracy in Brazilian Graduate Education, with a focus on the current Graduate Education Field regulations and the recent affirmative actions and public policies of access. We analyzed laws, decrees, government plans and selections edicts, through categories derived from historical…
Descriptors: Public Policy, Democracy, Graduate Study, Field Experience Programs
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Skórzynska, Izabela; Glowacka-Sobiech, Edyta; Chmura-Rutkowska, Iwona – Journal for Critical Education Policy Studies, 2017
The article attempts to present selected theoretical standpoints concerning the place and role of school textbook narrative in teaching history to school students. In this context we posit a hypothesis about the hybrid construction (history memories and ideology) of the narration for teaching history in Polish school textbooks in lower secondary…
Descriptors: Role, Textbooks, History Instruction, Secondary School Students
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Meehan, Claire – Journal for Critical Education Policy Studies, 2017
People who use illicit drugs often experience stigma that manifests in systemic discrimination, marginalisation and social exclusion. Drug education, which is underpinned by the information model, and often includes fear-based tactics. Eleven focus groups were conducted with sixty-six young people (14-16 years old) in ten schools in Northern…
Descriptors: Drug Use, Social Bias, Drug Education, Interviews
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Taylor, Arthur – Journal for Critical Education Policy Studies, 2017
In the past three decades, the administration of many institutions of higher education have progressed towards a corporate style management structure. What has been a collegial, collaborative approach to managing the institution has given way to a top-down, corporate style management intensely focused on revenues, and directing rather than…
Descriptors: Neoliberalism, Commercialization, Corporations, Educational Policy
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Al-Muftah, Esraa – Journal for Critical Education Policy Studies, 2017
Discussions of the difficulties Qatari women experience in higher educational settings are unlikely to be found in international organization or government reports on the State of Qatar. Instead, recent reports have tended to gloss over gender inequalities raising a "successful girl discourse." Drawing on my own teaching experience at…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Womens Education, Higher Education, Educational Change
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Shortt, Damien; Cain, Tim; Knapton, Helena; McKenzie, Jill – Journal for Critical Education Policy Studies, 2017
Through the analysis of a representative sample of schools' behaviour management policies, we argue that there is a philosophical and tangible tension between the competing views on what ought to be the motivation and rationale for schools to promote good behaviour in England. Our research suggests that typical secondary schools usually opt to…
Descriptors: Behavior Change, Secondary Schools, School Policy, Policy Analysis
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Hanson, Steve – Journal for Critical Education Policy Studies, 2017
This paper outlines clear signs of market-led instrumentalisation for HE cultures in Britain, before critiquing the "ontological turn" in HE theory and its intrinsic political abdication from those signs. It focuses on a paper by Ronald Barnett to both diagnose the problem, which is a "precarité" that is ghosted in his work,…
Descriptors: Epistemology, Educational Policy, Higher Education, Teaching Methods
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Hollar, Jesslyn – Journal for Critical Education Policy Studies, 2017
This paper investigates how this conception of failure came to prevail in the political discourse around the reform of teacher education. It explores how discursive structures and strategies in two speeches by former Secretary of Education Arne Duncan legitimate a particular construction of the failure of teacher education and encourage…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Teacher Education, Entrepreneurship, Neoliberalism
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Puaca, Goran; Theandersson, Christer; Carlén, Margareta – Journal for Critical Education Policy Studies, 2017
Swedish higher education policy is currently moving toward consumption ideals that focus on promoting the efficiency and economic viability of student choices. This paper scrutinizes students' practical considerations when making decisions regarding their education and future occupations and the choice rationalities and motives that these reflect.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Educational Policy, Vocational Education
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Suoranta, Juha; FitzSimmons, Robert – Journal for Critical Education Policy Studies, 2017
In this article we search for real utopias for higher education by first introducing and describing a vital counter-hegemonic students movement of the early 1960s--Students for a Democratic Society (SDS), and their Port Huron Statement (1962). The movement maintained that universities are not communities of equals but served the elite. In the…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Educational History, Advantaged, Collectivism
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Brissett, Nigel; Mitter, Radhika – Journal for Critical Education Policy Studies, 2017
We conduct a critical discourse analysis of the extent to which Sustainable Development Goal 4, "to ensure inclusive and equitable quality education for all and promote lifelong learning," promotes a utilitarian and/or transformative approach to education. Our findings show that despite transformative language used throughout the Agenda,…
Descriptors: Sustainable Development, Goal Orientation, Discourse Analysis, Educational Policy
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Skourdoumbis, Andrew – Journal for Critical Education Policy Studies, 2017
This paper engages with an overt policy storyline, namely that the effective classroom teaching practice(s) of quality teachers not only corrects for but overcomes post-Fordist capital insecurities. Increasingly considered the sole and only solid foundations needed to enhance student achievement as preparation for twenty-first century economic…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Quality, Teacher Effectiveness, Outcomes of Education
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Cammarota, Julio – Journal for Critical Education Policy Studies, 2017
This article explains how some youth gain insights into educational processes of social reproduction by participating in a pedagogy of transformational resistance. These insights lead to resistances that have the potential to transform young people's subjectivities while allowing them to envision ways of learning to counteract oppressive and…
Descriptors: Youth, Participatory Research, Action Research, Transformative Learning
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Chalari, Maria – Journal for Critical Education Policy Studies, 2017
This paper is based on a study conducted in 2014 that aimed to learn more about teachers' experiences of the recent political and economical changes in Greece and the new challenges that stem from these, as well as teachers' perceptions of the possibilities for the future. This study attempted to seek out possibilities of hope, particularly those…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teacher Attitudes, Teaching Experience, Educational Change
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