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Civic professionalism: teacher education and professional ideals and values in a commercialised education world
The article discusses the threats posed by commercialization of state schools to the nature of public education. The author suggests that business ideologies have permeated the educational system and have eroded the influence and power of education professionals. Specifically, schools and school children have been the target of business propaganda and have pushed to shift the nature of public education and undermine its purpose.
Updated: Dec. 18, 2007
Since 2001, two teacher educators from distinctive mid western universities have been engaged in partnerships with two local urban school districts that resulted from their personal relationships with educators and school leaders.By applying Macedo and Freire's (2001) framework of analysis, this article shares their dialogic reflection and assessment of the impact of their roles, intentions, and modes of operandi as qualitative researchers and the effectiveness of pursuing contextually relevant transformative agendas within these partnerships.
Updated: Dec. 16, 2007