Cultural Studies of Science Education

, Volume 6, Issue 1, pp 143–152

Globalisation and schooling: equity and access issues

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DOI: 10.1007/s11422-010-9309-z

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Zajda, J. Cult Stud of Sci Educ (2011) 6: 143. doi:10.1007/s11422-010-9309-z

Abstract

This review essay focuses on the prominence given to globalisation and discourses of globalisation in education reforms and pedagogy, as well as the way conceptual thinking in this area has changed and developed, due to competing ideologies, forces of globalisation and political, economic and cultural transformations. It analyses and evaluates the shifts in methodological approaches to globalisation and its effects on education policy and pedagogy. It focuses on forces of globalisation, ideology, social inequality and implications for equity and access to quality education.

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NeoliberalismEquityAccessStratificationGlobalisation

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