New book on education

This books seems worth reading, especially in the current political climate where there is a lot of pressure on schools…

Rethinking Education: Whose knowledge is it anyway?

by Adam Unwin and John Yandell

April 2016

Description

What is knowledge? Who decides what is important? Who owns it? These are central themes which run through this title which aims to change perceptions and understanding of education. 

Using historical and contemporary examples the authors examine the motivations, conflicts and contradictions in education. Breaking down the structures, forces and technologies involved they chart an alternative approach.

 

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