Futures of Education
Visions of Hope and Fear
By (author) Ivana Milojevic
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Futures of Education by Ivana Milojevic
Book DescriptionThis book provides an overview and analysis of current tensions, debates and key issues within OECD nations, particularly Australia, the USA, Canada and the UK, with regard to where education is and should be going. Using a broad historical analysis, it investigates ideas and visions about the future that are increasingly evoked to support arguments about the imminent demise of the dominant modern educational model. Focusing neither on prediction nor prescription, this text suggests the goal is an analysis of the ways in which the notion of the future circulates in contemporary discourse. Five specific discourses are explored: globalisation; new information and communications technologies; feminist; indigenous; and spiritual. The book demonstrates the connections between particular approaches to time, visions of the future, and educational visions and practices. The author asserts that every approach to educational change is inherently based on an underlying image of the future.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780415333740
(216mm x 140mm x 23mm)
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 19-May-2005
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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