Essays about: "neoliberalism in education"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 11 essays containing the words neoliberalism in education.

  1. 1. Distributing ‘learning’ for everyone, everywhere

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för globala studier

    Author : Hilla Aaltio; [2019-08-08]
    Keywords : Finnish education export; neoliberalism in education; equity discourses; equality discourses;

    Abstract : During the past decades, global education policies and practices have experienced a neoliberalturn, which has changed the discourse around education. Instead of being regarded as a publicservice, education has become loaded with expectations of effective production of the humancapital and financial profits. READ MORE

  2. 2. “Like in Europe”: Promotional Discourses of the Stipend Reduction and Justification of the Neoliberal Transformations in Ukraine

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Graduate School; Lunds universitet/Master of Science in Social Studies of Gender

    Author : Daria Popova; [2019]
    Keywords : Neoliberalism; post-Soviet Ukraine; post-Maidan politics; nationalism; neoliberal state.; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : This research explores the promotional discourses the neoliberal experts and politicians use to legitimise the stipend shortages to the students, whose interests this policy contradicts. The thesis argues that the proponents of the reform established the dialogue with the opposition in order to avoid the large-scale protests against the policy. READ MORE

  3. 3. Still a stronghold of welfare governance? A Critical Reading of the EU’s Educational Policy in a Neoliberal Era

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Kultur och samhälle

    Author : Miguel Rudolf-Cibien; [2019]
    Keywords : European Union; education policy; neoliberalism; logics of critical explanation; post-foundational discourse theory;

    Abstract : In the last decades, the EU’s policy on education has become increasingly geared towards serving the economy. While some have been quick to label these changes as neoliberal, this is not such an obvious analysis considering that European education systems are still well-known for their welfare governance. READ MORE

  4. 4. “The Great Equalizer" : The positioning of children in federal education policy in the United States

    University essay from Linköpings universitet/Tema Barn

    Author : Emily Plank; [2018]
    Keywords : neoliberalism; achievement; policy; equality; education;

    Abstract : The United States subscribes to the narrative that education is a social equalizer, and prioritizes an educational system in which all children are afforded an equal opportunity to achieve success. A commitment to this belief is evidenced through policy attempts to enact this equality narrative: eliminating gaps in achievement between children from different social groups (race, socioeconomic status, English language proficiency, and ability level) is the stated objective of federal education policy legislation. READ MORE

  5. 5. No agency, no sustainability : conceptualising the loss of agency and how to restore it for sustainability

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : Jan Peter Glock; [2017]
    Keywords : agency; unconditional basic income; neoliberalism; insecurity; structural transformation; sustainability science; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Anthropogenic climate change and environmental degradation demand humanity to depart from the growth imperative forming the economic structure of the world. In other words: Structural transformation is needed. READ MORE