Lines in class The ongoing attack on mass education in England

Charles, M. 2012. Lines in class The ongoing attack on mass education in England. Radical Philosophy. 176, pp. 38-45.

TitleLines in class The ongoing attack on mass education in England
AuthorsCharles, M.
Abstract

Andrew McGettigan’s analysis of the financial transformations of higher education (‘Who Let the Dogs Out? The Privatization of Higher Education’, RP 174)is important for comprehending the complexity of the changes universities are undergoing and their implications. As he argues, ‘it is mass higher education in England’ that is now under attack and adequately responding to this requires the development of new habits and new forms of thought.

It is also necessary to contextualize this attack in relation to comparable changes occurring in other educational sectors in England, not least because it is through control of the points of intersection between primary, secondary, and tertiary education that the government’s political intent is being most effectively realized. An analysis of these changes reveals the broader nature of the attack on the idea and practice of mass education itself.

KeywordsSecondary Education, Higher Education
JournalRadical Philosophy
Journal citation176, pp. 38-45
ISSN0300-211X
Year2012
Web address (URL)https://www.radicalphilosophy.com/commentary/lines-in-class
Publication dates
Published2012

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