New Public Management and the Reform of Education: European lessons for policy and practice

New Public Management and the Reform of Education: European lessons for policy and practice

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781138833814
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 06/17/2016
Pages: 230
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Helen M. Gunter is Professor of Education Policy in The Manchester Institute of Education, University of Manchester, UK.

Emiliano Grimaldi is Lecturer in Sociology in the Department of Social Sciences, University of Naples Federico II, Italy.

David Hall is Professor of Education Policy in The Manchester Institute of Education, University of Manchester, UK.

Roberto Serpieri is Professor of Sociology of Education in the Department of Social Sciences, University of Naples Federico II, Italy.

Table of Contents

Contents

Foreword: Gary Anderson

Introduction

Chapter 1: NPM and educational reform in Europe

Helen M. Gunter, Emiliano Grimaldi, David Hall, Roberto Serpieri

The Liberal State:

Chapter 2: England - permanent instability in the European educational NPM ‘laboratory’

David Hall and Helen M Gunter

The Social-Democratic State:

Chapter 3: Finland – NPM resistance or towards European neo-welfarism in education?

Michael Uljens, Lili-Ann Wolff and Sara Frontini

Chapter 4: Governing by new performance expectations in Norwegian schools

Guri Skedsmo and Jorunn Møller

Chapter 5: Reforming Swedish education through New Public Management and quasi-markets

Nafsika Alexiadou and Lisbeth Lundhal

The Administrative State:

Chapter 6: New Public Management in the French educational system: between affirmation of the state and decentralised governance

Jean-Louis Derouet and Romuald Normand

Chapter 7: NPM and the reculturing of the Italian education system: the making of new fields of visibility

Emiliano Grimaldi, Paolo Landri and Roberto Serpieri

Chapter 8: The dissemination and adoption of NPM ideas in Catalan education: a cultural political economy approach

Antoni Verger and Marta Curran

The Post-Communist State:

Chapter 9: New Public Management in Czech education: From the side road to the highway?

Arnošt Veselý, Jan Kohoutek and Stanislav Štech.

Chapter 10: Elements of New Public Management in the context of the Hungarian education system, 1990-2010

Anna Imre and Ágnes Fazekas

Chapter 11: New Headteacher roles following the decentralisation of Romanian Education

Ana-Cristina Popescu

Conclusion

Chapter 12: NPM and the dynamics of education policy and practice in Europe

Helen M Gunter, Emiliano Grimaldi, David Hall, Roberto Serpieri

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