NotesFAQContact Us
Collection
Advanced
Search Tips
Showing all 10 results Save | Export
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Bastidas Redin, María Cristina – Policy Futures in Education, 2020
The election of the first indigenous president in Bolivia, Evo Morales (leader of the Movimiento al Socialismo, MAS), and of Rafael Correa in Ecuador (leader of Alianza País, AP) were important turning points in the social and economic history of these two countries. Both were elected with anti-neoliberal platforms of social movements. Their…
Descriptors: Educational Policy, Discourse Analysis, Ethnic Groups, Neoliberalism
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Bourassa, Gregory N. – Policy Futures in Education, 2020
This essay expands on the concept of educational life and builds on an autonomist Marxist framework that better allows us to understand neoliberalism's parasitic operations. Following this, the last section will confront the limits of the progressive educational imaginary and offer up for consideration postschool imaginaries. Drawing on Kathi…
Descriptors: Politics of Education, Neoliberalism, Marxian Analysis, Social Systems
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
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
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Turner, Bethaney – Policy Futures in Education, 2019
Anthropocentric thinking produces fractured ecological perspectives that perpetuate destructive, wasteful behaviours. Recognition of the relational entanglements of humans and more-than-humans, particularly through our everyday visceral encounters with food, may be able to encourage ethical ecological thinking and practices that lay the…
Descriptors: Food, Wastes, Ethics, Sanitation
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Kiddle, Rebecca; Mawer, Chantal; McAuliffe Bickerton, Ceara; Ryan, Alyssa; Siemonek, Laurette – Policy Futures in Education, 2019
Many environmental concerns such as climate change and reducing fossil-fuel dependence seem 'out of reach' for the majority of us regarding creating change. However, food systems and how we interact with them, offer tangible opportunities to respond to these environmental concerns in small but meaningful ways. By examining the impact of our food…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Food, Eating Habits, Ecology
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Blenkinsop, Sean; Maitland, Clayton; MacQuarrie, Jodi – Policy Futures in Education, 2019
This paper, based upon our experiences starting a school, is part dialogue and part theory. The three authors have all played important roles in the design, creation, and ongoing support of an innovative public elementary school. The first part of the paper describes the impetus behind the creation of this "buildingless," environmentally…
Descriptors: Educational Innovation, Place Based Education, Elementary Schools, Public Schools
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Bennett, Anna; Lumb, Matt – Policy Futures in Education, 2019
In this paper we discuss recent policy attempts (in 2017) to introduce new frameworks for Australian higher education access and equity programs. These include introducing fees and a tendering process for access or 'enabling' programs, as they are called in Australia, and an evaluation framework based on an evidence hierarchy for widening…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Access to Education, Equal Education, Educational Policy
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
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
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Fregoso Bailón, Raúl Olmo; De Lissovoy, Noah – Policy Futures in Education, 2019
This study interrogates the colonial and Western epistemology underlying mainstream curricula and proposes a decolonial approach that can build an "epistemically insurgent curriculum" that takes into account non-Western epistemologies. We begin with an analysis of coloniality in Western culture and knowledge systems, including in…
Descriptors: Foreign Policy, Epistemology, Curriculum, Western Civilization
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Bosio, Emiliano; Torres, Carlos Alberto – Policy Futures in Education, 2019
This paper presents a remarkable conversation with Carlos Alberto Torres about Global Citizenship Education (GCE) in relation to research, teaching, and learning in the USA. Torres is a Distinguished Professor of Education, UNESCO UCLA Chair on Global Learning and Global Citizenship Education, UCLA and Founding Director of the Paulo Freire…
Descriptors: Citizenship Education, Educational Theories, Global Approach, College Faculty