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Sahlberg, Pasi; Oldroyd, David – European Journal of Education, 2010
Accelerating threats to a sustainable relationship between economic growth and the capacity of the global social-ecological system to support it require that the implications of competitiveness be reassessed. Today, the capacities that underlie economic competitiveness must also be brought to bear on policy and pedagogy to prepare the coming…
Descriptors: Economic Progress, Sustainable Development, Teaching Methods, Competition
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Macarov, David – European Journal of Education, 1987
Educational systems have been based on the assumption that the purpose and preferred activity in life is work, with the role of education to prepare students to make a living. Social and technological change forecast a world in which few people work, requiring drastically altered social and educational values. (Author/MSE)
Descriptors: Education Work Relationship, Educational Change, Futures (of Society), Higher Education