Journal of Education Policy
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#1Tebeje Molla (Deakin University)H-Index: 7
#2Trevor Gale (Glas.: University of Glasgow)H-Index: 22
ABSTRACTThis paper claims a central role for school leaders (principals or head-teachers) in the enactment of social justice policy in schools, who act as key agents or ‘gate keepers’ for what counts as social justice in their contexts of practice. Social justice means different things in different contexts depending on where leaders – who use policy as an opportunity to advance what they think is achievable within the limits of available resources – are positioned in the field and how that defi...
#1Joy Cumming (ACU: Australian Catholic University)H-Index: 11
#2Fabienne Michelle Van der Kleij (ACU: Australian Catholic University)H-Index: 3
Last.Lenore Adie (ACU: Australian Catholic University)H-Index: 9
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#1Anne Graham (SCU: Southern Cross University)H-Index: 15
#2Sharon Bessell (ANU: Australian National University)H-Index: 12
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ABSTRACTStudent participation at school is receiving heightened attention through international evidence connecting it to a range of benefits including student learning, engagement, citizenship and wellbeing, as well as to overall school improvement. Yet the notion of student participation remains an ambiguous concept, and one that challenges many deeply entrenched norms of traditional schooling.Informed by understandings of ‘participation’ linked to the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child,...
ABSTRACTThis paper examines the rise of social enterprise in relation (and in response) to the contemporary nexus between education and work. Contextualising social enterprise within the broader trend toward private influences in education, the paper explores how diffuse networks driven by both market ideals and a social conscience are shaping new sites of education and work on the margins. Drawing on in-depth research undertaken on the experiences of homeless street press sellers of the social ...
#1Glenn C. Savage (UWA: University of Western Australia)H-Index: 10
#2Kate O’Connor (University of Melbourne)H-Index: 4
ABSTRACTThis article problematises contemporary debates in favour of ‘policy alignment’ by considering the complexities emerging from attempts to forge greater alignment of policies and processes across state schooling systems in the Australian federation. We begin by articulating our conceptual approach to policy alignment, after which we examine Australian and international debates relating to alignment in schooling policy. We then consider how policy actors are engaging with debates and chall...
#1Marianne Fenech (USYD: University of Sydney)H-Index: 14
#2David P. Wilkins (ANU: Australian National University)H-Index: 2
ABSTRACTWhile research investigating the mediatisation of education policy has primarily been undertaken in school contexts, this paper reports on a study conducted in the context of early childhood education. The paper examines how a major policy in early childhood education in Australia – the National Quality Framework – has been mediatised in selected newspapers. Drawing on Foucauldian, critical discourse analysis and mediatisation theorising, we utilised the corpus linguistic tools of WordSm...
#1Eva Hartmann (University of Cambridge)H-Index: 3
ABSTRACTThis contribution explores how multinational companies (MNCs) have managed to develop their own policy that sets international standards for education, in particular in the sphere of corpor...