This paper, an expanded version of a keynote presentation at the conference, highlights the links between centrally controlled and restrictive curriculum and teaching methods and neoliberal politics. It challenges the dominant model of ‘School Improvement’ in the context of social inequality, and introduces some alternative pedagogies which have the potential foster a more creative, critical and socially engaged learning community.
Another school is possible: school reform in a neo-liberal age
Wrigley, T. (2008) Another school is possible: school reform in a neo-liberal age. Educationalfutures, [online] Vol. 2(1). Available at: http://educationstudies.org.uk/?p=442 [Accessed 21 Sep, 2017].