Generalizing curriculum policy across boarders : crossing boundaries

Luke, Allan (2013) Generalizing curriculum policy across boarders : crossing boundaries. In Luke, Allan, Woods, Annette, & Weir, Katie (Eds.) Curriculum, Syllabus Design and Equity : a Primer and Model. Routledge, New York, pp. 144-161.

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Abstract

"This essay is a critique of the scientific and policy rationales for transnational standardization. It analyzes two examples of policy export: early childhood standards in one of North America’s oldest Indigenous communities and the ongoing development of international standards for university teaching. It examines calls for American education to look to Finland, Canada, and Singapore for models of reform and innovation, focusing on the complex historical, cultural, and political settlements at work in these countries. The author addresses two affiliated challenges: first, the possibility of a principled understanding of evidence and policy in cultural and political-economic context, and second, the possibility of a mediative educational science that might guide policy formation." -- EDUCATIONAL RESEARCHER November 2011 vol. 40 no. 8 367-377

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Item Type: Book Chapter
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ISBN: 9780415803199
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Education
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2013 Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group
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