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Education and social justice in a digital age

Author: Rosamund Sutherland
Publisher: Bristol, UK : Policy Press, 2014.
Series: JSTOR EBA.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Rosamund Sutherland argues against a skills-based curriculum suggesting that, from a social justice perspective, the priority of schools should be to teach traditional subjects, such as mathematics and history, giving young people the formal knowledge they are not likely to learn outside school. She draws on the work of Michael Young, Lev Vygotsky, Amaryta Sen and David Olson in order to develop new theoretical and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Rosamund Sutherland
ISBN: 1306142997 9781306142991 9781447305262 1447305264 9781447311799 1447311795
OCLC Number: 863671710
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: An unfolding story --
Expanding the possible: people and technologies --
Knowledge worlds: boundaries and barriers --
Ways of knowing: everyday and academic knowledge --
Schools as spaces for creating knowledge --
Assessment and the curriculum in a digital age --
Education in the 21st century --
The idea of justice in education.
Series Title: JSTOR EBA.
Responsibility: Rosamund Sutherland.

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This book proposes an approach to changing the educational system in order to redress inequalities in society, whilst at the same time acknowledging the potential transformative role of digital  Read more...

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