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Nigel Robertson

Challenging the Politics of the Teacher Accountability Movement: Toward a More Hopeful ... - 0 views

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    Guest editors Gail Boldt and Bill Ayers have asked 14 leading educators to address the politics of the teacher accountability movement in America. Who benefits and who is hurt? What is gained and what is lost?




    How can we move forward with a more hopeful and inclusive vision of our educational future? >>>




    All of the contributors are motivated by an abiding commitment to democratic ideals and respect for the complex work of teachers even as they encourage the reader to take back the conversation about school reform in America.
Nigel Robertson

Paying for university: Tinkering with the ivories | The Economist - 0 views

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    Article by the Economist talking about the commodification of highre ed
Stephen Harlow

How Britain is moving to the privatization of higher education - 0 views

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    Tony Bates succinctly explains the privatisation of UK universities. Why does it matter to us? PPP anyone?
Stephen Harlow

PIMCO | Investment Outlook - School Daze, School Daze Good Old Golden Rule Days - 1 views

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    "Universities are run for the benefit of the adult establishment, both politically and financially, not students."--hard-hitting analysis of the US College system by PIMCO hedge fund manager Bill Gross.
Stephen Harlow

Times Higher Education - Not by skills alone - 0 views

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    "'Qualification inflation' is how governments avoid having to do anything about underemployment, and it generates a massive bureaucracy that has its own interests in perpetuating the system."
Nigel Robertson

Triple crunch and the politics of educational technology | DMU Learning Exchanges - 1 views

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    Very interesting and political article on the things that are really biting HE - big global things that will affect us all.
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