Educational Issues In The Learning Age

Educational Issues In The Learning Age

by Catherine Matheson, David Matheson
     
 

Education and its context are both changing rapidly. In a world characterized by postmodernism and globalization, even the discourses that we use to discuss education are changing. This raises fundamental questions concerning the relationship of education to culture, identity, society, and power.To understand education in the twenty-first century we need a new map.

Overview

Education and its context are both changing rapidly. In a world characterized by postmodernism and globalization, even the discourses that we use to discuss education are changing. This raises fundamental questions concerning the relationship of education to culture, identity, society, and power.To understand education in the twenty-first century we need a new map. By considering issues both fundamental and tpoical from citizenship to lifelong learning, from school effectiveness to learning outside the school, this book provides a comprehensive, multi-disciplinary guide to education in the new era.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780826448033
Publisher:
Bloomsbury
Publication date:
09/01/2000
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
0.54(w) x 6.14(h) x 9.21(d)

Meet the Author

Catherine Matheson is Lecturer in Education at the City University, London, UK.

David Matheson is Lecturer in Education at University College, Northampton, UK. HE has contributed widely to journals in education.

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