Reviews: Policy formation

2 reviews found for "Policy formation"
Book review : The death of progressive education : how teachers lost control of the classroom
This is a book review of The death of progressive education : how teachers lost control of the classroom by Roy Lowe, published by Routledge in 2007, ISBN 9780415359726. It was reviewed by Ms Anne Anderson of ESCalate at the University of Bristol. Roy Lowe tackles the history of popular education in the UK and how the teaching profession ‘lost control of its own destiny’. Lowe implies those best poised to answer are those in the teaching...
Book Review: The Disciplining Of Education: New Languages of Power
This is the second volume of papers arising out of the annual international ‘Discourse Power Resistance’ conferences held in Plymouth, UK. The aim of these conferences is ‘to examine pressing issues in contemporary education…’ and, arising out of this examination, to present ‘powerful analyses of global moves in education and offering rich and varied forms of resistance to them.’ This is a timely and stimulating collection that I am glad to...