Mar. 29, 2010
Source: European Educational Research Journal, Volume 9 Number 1, 2010, p. 1-12.
This article offers a critical analysis of recent trends in educational policy with particular reference to their assumptions about the knowledge society.
The article examines the implications of the analysis for the issue of elitism and the promotion of greater educational equality.
The article concludes by offering an alternative approach to educational policy based on a social realist theory of knowledge.