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Gupta, Amita – Policy Futures in Education, 2018
In rapidly globalizing systems of schooling around the world, economic considerations have led to a push to impose neoliberal reforms in the field of education. Under this influence early childhood education and teacher education in Asia have increasingly become positioned as regulated markets governed by neoliberal policies, leading to peak…
Descriptors: Neoliberalism, Global Approach, Privatization, Qualitative Research
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Wilson, Marguerite Anne Fillion – Policy Futures in Education, 2017
Educational researchers have called attention to how neoliberal ideology has profoundly and detrimentally influenced public education systems, but less attention has been paid to how neoliberalism influences "private" educational institutions. This article examines the influence of neoliberal ideology on education in the USA through an…
Descriptors: Neoliberalism, Ideology, Private Schools, Progressive Education
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Baltodano, Marta P. – Policy Futures in Education, 2017
Since the 1970s business groups have staged the control of education, first in the form of partnerships with schools and universities to support science, math, and technology, and more recently in the form of venture philanthropy. This article examines how these business groups, including the "billionaire boys club" and their mega…
Descriptors: Neoliberalism, Politics of Education, Educational Change, Philanthropic Foundations
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Hursh, David – Policy Futures in Education, 2017
In this speech, Hursh shows how public education in the United States is undergoing profound changes. Education policy has been hijacked by the unelected and unaccountable corporate reformers who aspire to overhaul the education system through a corporate model of privatization and market competition. They aim to privatize education through…
Descriptors: Educational Trends, Trend Analysis, Public Schools, Educational Change
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Sharma Poudyal, Chandra – Policy Futures in Education, 2017
The Education Act 1971 is the main policy document under which schools in Nepal are operated. With the change in political regime, this policy has been amended as per the ideology of the incoming regime. Although private schools started to show their influence in Nepal in the late 1980s, excessive growth of private schools began with the…
Descriptors: Private Schools, Educational Philosophy, Privatization, Foreign Countries
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Letizia, Angelo J. – Policy Futures in Education, 2016
Over the last 40 years, American institutions of higher education have been encouraged to align with the private sector by policymakers, think tank experts and businessmen in order to become more efficient and more accountable. In a wider sense, this new partnership may be evidence of what has been termed "disaster capitalism." In…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Social Systems, Privatization, Neoliberalism
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Ball, Stephen J. – Policy Futures in Education, 2016
A major aim of this paper is to draw attention to the insidious manner in which the deficit discourse and practices associated with neoliberal reform are de- or re-professionalising educationists through an acculturation process. In the context of Ireland, as elsewhere, the author identifies how the three "technologies" of Market,…
Descriptors: Neoliberalism, Educational Change, Professionalism, Acculturation
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Maisuria, Alpesh – Policy Futures in Education, 2014
In this article, the author explores the way that neo-liberalism is becoming more entrenched in the fabric of the education system in England. The article begins by setting out a very brief historical trajectory of neo-liberalism to provide a working definition of a complex and disarticulated socio-political and economic system. In part two, this…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Neoliberalism, Educational Policy, Politics of Education
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Anwaruddin, Rdar M. – Policy Futures in Education, 2013
In this article, the author explores the neoliberal impacts on higher education in Bangladesh, how market-driven policies might limit the education of arts, humanities and social sciences, and whether or not this phenomenon may have consequences for the future of democracy in the country. First, the author focuses on the privatisation of higher…
Descriptors: Humanities, Social Sciences, Art Education, Foreign Countries
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Pinto, Laura Elizabeth – Policy Futures in Education, 2012
Democratic policy production requires the input of citizen voices, ideally through a process that actively engages a broad range of stakeholders in decision-making. This article describes Ontario's curriculum policy formulation process during the 1990s, based on archival documents and interviews with 16 policy actors. The privatization of…
Descriptors: Educational Policy, Stakeholders, Foreign Countries, Privatization
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Rabossi, Marcelo – Policy Futures in Education, 2009
The neoliberal reform arrived at the market of higher education with the intention of introducing private dynamics into public organizations. Through this strategy, the objective was to improve efficiency by promoting intra- and intersectoral competition. The introduction of performance funding shifted the concept of accountability for…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Privatization, Foreign Countries, Educational Change
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Fernandez, Eduardo Cavieres – Policy Futures in Education, 2009
Neoliberalism has brought a privatization trend that has deeply affected the structure of the educational system of countries. While public schools lag behind, new forms of private schooling have arisen creating different forms of inequality. Nonetheless, in Chile the major inequality exists between schools attended by low and middle income…
Descriptors: Private Schools, Privatization, Low Income, Middle Class
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Mok, Ka Ho – Policy Futures in Education, 2008
China and Vietnam have experienced drastic social, economic and political changes, especially when these two socialist regimes have started economic reforms in the last few decades. In order to create more opportunities for higher education with limited national resources, both Chinese and Vietnamese governments have adopted strategies along the…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Social Systems, Privatization, Governance
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Chan, David; Lo, William – Policy Futures in Education, 2008
This concluding article aims to pull together the analysis undertaken in the preceding articles in this special issue. By sketching an overview of the university reforms and developments revealed in the sectoral articles, it draws out the trends of university restructuring in East Asia. It then projects the significances of these trends in terms…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Educational Assessment
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Borg, Carmel; Mayo, Peter – Policy Futures in Education, 2008
In this article, the authors define some of the most evident features of globalisation from below, which they distinguish from hegemonic globalisation, and draw out its implications for adult education. They draw out the implications for European adult education that emerge from the different features of these two types of globalisations. They…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Global Approach, Educational Policy, Lifelong Learning
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