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Schroeder, Stephanie; Currin, Elizabeth; McCardle, Todd – Policy Futures in Education, 2020
This article explores the Opt Out Florida (OOF) movement, a predominantly woman-led group seeking to dismantle neoliberal education policy by coaching children to boycott high-stakes standardized tests. Guided by Campbell's assertion that neoliberalism will never disappear without a "gender revolution" and Noddings's belief that those…
Descriptors: Ethics, Caring, Females, Neoliberalism
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Teasley, Cathryn – Policy Futures in Education, 2020
Whereas universal public access to early childhood education and care has long occupied a prominent place in feminist demands to end patriarchy, not only has such access gone largely unmet in most countries, save some noteworthy exceptions, but privatized childcare and early education has only gained momentum through neoliberalism, a process that…
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Child Care, Foreign Countries, Equal Education
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Bredberg, Johan – Policy Futures in Education, 2020
In today's digital society, people encounter a lot of information on a daily basis. This information should be understood by citizens in order for them to be able to properly engage in political issues, something the population of a healthy democracy does. Much of such information involves mathematics and fully comprehending it requires so-called…
Descriptors: Mathematics, Democracy, Mathematics Instruction, Mathematics Skills
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Delaune, Andrea – Policy Futures in Education, 2019
This paper analyses the International Early Learning and Child Well-Being Study, undertaken by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development in order to draw attention to the neoliberal, neoconservative, and globalising discourses which underpin the study and generate an image of what is 'best' in early childhood education. The…
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Neoliberalism, Global Approach, International Organizations
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Van Aswegen, Jennifer; Shevlin, Michael – Policy Futures in Education, 2019
Responding to the special issue call "Capital and Capability," this paper undertakes a critical policy analysis of a recently published Irish labour market activation strategy for people with disabilities through a discourse analytical framework. Drawing on a disability studies lens informed by Foucault's theory of discourse, the study…
Descriptors: Discourse Analysis, Neoliberalism, Educational Philosophy, Disabilities
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Rodgers Gibson, Morgan – Policy Futures in Education, 2019
Neoliberalism is often understood as being both an epoch of capitalism and a zealous ideological commitment to the primacy of private property and free markets. In practice, it has tended towards mobilising state power in the interests of capital, remaking societies and individuals in this process. Perhaps inevitably, education systems, the world…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Secondary Schools, Educational History, Foreign Countries
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Nordin, Andreas; Wahlstr├Âm, Ninni – Policy Futures in Education, 2019
In this article, we analyse key policy documents on teacher quality produced by the OECD and the EU during the period 2005 to 2017 using an educational connoisseurship and criticism approach. The purpose of this article is to explore how Eisner's concepts of educational connoisseurship and educational criticism can be understood and used to…
Descriptors: Educational Policy, Teacher Competencies, Criticism, Educational Quality
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Lightfoot-Rueda, Theodora – Policy Futures in Education, 2018
This article looks at the concept of education for human capital from its origins in the US and Britain as part of a neo-colonial effort, to its current role in dominating educational discourse across Asia. It argues that although there is nothing wrong with promoting education for career success, this should not be the only lens through which we…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Role of Education, Human Capital, Discourse Analysis
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Brunila, Kristiina; Kallioniemi, Arto – Policy Futures in Education, 2018
Equality work is often conducted as education and teaching, and both are an intrinsic part of equality work. In this article, we focus on equality work and challenging heteronormativity by contextualising our focus both on the educational system as a whole but especially on teacher education. The promotion of equality in teacher education began in…
Descriptors: Equal Education, Teacher Education, Womens Studies, Sex Fairness
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Guilherme, Alex; Souza de Freitas, Ana Lucia – Policy Futures in Education, 2017
The topic of "happiness education" has received considerable attention in recent years in educational discourse, not just in academia but also in the public sphere. This movement understands that there is a "widespread incidence of psychological harm caused by damage to the child's sense of self-worth" (Smith (2008) "The…
Descriptors: Psychological Patterns, Well Being, Educational Philosophy, Role of Education
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Hildebrand, Carl – Policy Futures in Education, 2017
The UK's 2016 decision to exit the European Union and the discussion surrounding it indicate that public understanding of British identity has important consequences, one way or another. Defining British identity will be an important task in the years to come. The UK government not long ago provided some guidance on the matter of British identity…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Nationalism, Values Education, Democratic Values
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Cervone, Jason A. – Policy Futures in Education, 2017
This paper examines the situating of rural communities in the United States within the neoliberal global context. It will focus on Henri Lefebvre's concept of abstract space, as well as additional theories on the ways space is produced and understood. The paper will use these theories to create an understanding of the ways rural communities are…
Descriptors: Rural Areas, Neoliberalism, Role of Education, Ideology
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Bolin, Timothy D. – Policy Futures in Education, 2017
An exploration is presented of how education policy and practice may be used to transform society. Specifically, connections are made between Paulo Freire's teaching strategies and radically democratic organizing. The connections are contextualized within the prefigurative tradition, which explores how the democratic process is central to…
Descriptors: Educational Policy, Teaching Methods, Democratic Values, Role of Education
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Bertolin, Julio Cesar Godoy – Policy Futures in Education, 2016
This article reports on an investigation into the relationship between people's perspectives and ideologies and interest groups with their respective conceptions and perceptions of higher education. The aim is to show that the contemporary understanding of purposes and quality in higher education originate, fundamentally, in the most important…
Descriptors: Ideology, Educational Quality, Higher Education, Educational Attitudes
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Fuentes, Juan Luis – Policy Futures in Education, 2016
Democratic governance of cultural diversity is one of the more important worries of the majority of European states. A few years ago, this concern existed mainly in central and northern Europe; today, however, it has become a matter of general interest for the whole continent. This is shown through two relevant facts: the European Union declared…
Descriptors: Cultural Pluralism, Role of Education, Intercultural Communication, Educational History
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