By Anthony R Welch

ISBN-10: 0203906322

ISBN-13: 9780203906323

ISBN-10: 0815313942

ISBN-13: 9780815313946

This booklet debunks the argument that caliber in schooling can in simple terms be accomplished by way of proscribing, or buying and selling off, equality. the standard of education is a massive factor for 3rd international international locations around the globe. even if there isn't any unmarried degree that's universally authorised. if it is, as a few economists may possibly argue, a subject of the variety of desks in keeping with lecture room or one in all nationwide sovereignty is greatly disputed. Defining equality in schooling turns into more and more tough in an period of globalization during which there exists a large hole among wealthy and negative, either inside of and among countries. within the context of a global movement in the direction of New correct politics and neo-liberal fiscal ideologies, either the standard and equality of schooling are imperiled. This booklet argues that any valuable definition of caliber schooling needs to comprise the pursuits and participation of the underprivileged.

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It should be an education for liberty and peace, where students learn the virtue of dialogue and mutual respect. In essence…the new education should overcome political sectarianism and promote the development of a national framework based on consensus and…compromise. In the present circumstances, this implies strengthening patriotic values and symbols common to all, as well as democratic values and the rule of law. (1990, 8) In another section, democratization of education is viewed in relationship to parents’ being more actively involved in the education of their children.

Discourse 13 (2):3–9. ARNOVE The goal of balancing the imperatives of educational expansion and improvement has proven to be elusive in Nicaragua, as in other societies. Over the past thirteen years, two dramatically different political regimes have attempted to extend schooling to the mass of Nicaraguan society and gear education to the ends of political legitimation and national development. The intended educational reforms of these regimes, during the period 1979–1992, have reflected diametrically opposed models of development, views of democracy, and conceptions of the appropriate aims, content, and methods of schooling.

4. The emergence of the great majority of the people formerly dispossessed and socially excluded, as the active protagonists of their own education. The elimination of illiteracy and the introduction of adult education as priority tasks of the revolution. The linking of the education process with creative and productive work as an educational principle, leading to educational innovation and promoting the scientific and technical fields. The transformation and realignment of the education system as a whole, to bring it into line with the new economic and social model.

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