Paul Downes's Access to Education in Europe: A Framework and Agenda for PDF

By Paul Downes

ISBN-10: 9401787948

ISBN-13: 9789401787949

ISBN-10: 9401787956

ISBN-13: 9789401787956

This ebook identifies key parts of a global framework to improve systems-level swap to advertise entry to schooling, together with larger schooling, for socio-economically marginalized teams. it really is in keeping with interviews with senior executive officers and senior administration in universities, non formal schooling and prisons throughout 12 nations in Europe. The publication identifies systemic hindrances to and possibilities for merchandising of entry to schooling for socio-economically excluded teams which are concerns transferable to different nations’ contexts. It adopts a systemic concentrate on entry throughout various domain names of schooling, either formal greater schooling and non-formal schooling, in addition to criminal schooling. via a spotlight on a extra dynamic structuralist structures framework it develops an leading edge post-Bronfenbrennerian view of procedure degrees in lifespan developmental and academic psychology. It additionally develops a global schedule for reform when it comes to those a variety of procedure degrees for entry to schooling for socio-economically marginalized teams, via extraction of key structural symptoms to guage reform development in a clear, culturally delicate demeanour. The ebook identifies present gaps and strengths in coverage, perform and constructions that effect upon entry to schooling, together with better schooling, throughout a number nations. those gaps and strengths are illustrative and are to notify a strategic method of method point swap and improvement for the merchandising of entry to schooling for socio-economically marginalized teams in Europe and beyond.

“Too many academic practices entrench social exclusion: it's an pressing precedence throughout Europe that social justice rules are carried out for the inclusion of marginalised teams. Paul Downes' research of those matters is well timed. His conclusions are thought of and sensible: this e-book is a useful and confident source for practitioners, lecturers and the coverage community.”Professor Alistair Ross, Jean Monnet ad Personam Professor of Citizenship schooling in Europe, Emeritus Professor of schooling, Institute for coverage reviews in schooling, London Metropolitan University

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A systems level focus on access to education for traditionally marginalised groups: Comparing policy and practice in twelve European countries. Comparative Report for the EU Commission on behalf of the Research Consortium for the EU Framework Six Project ‘Towards a lifelong learning society: The contribution of the education system’. Downes, P. (2011b). Structural and process indicators for assessing national and regional authorities’ contribution to access to education for traditionally marginalised groups.

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