Fundació Jaume Bofill Universitat Oberta de Catalunya (UOC)

Thinking about future challenges of education in Catalonia

You are here

All debates

Segregation in schools: social and political challenges

Vincent Dupriez
2009

What is considered segregation?Segregation is the unequal distribution of individuals depending on their specific traits. In the area of schools, this may occur due to academic...

The Crisis of Social Cohesion: School and Employment at a Time of Uncertainty

Robert Castel
2009

What has caused the present crisis?The crisis that we are currently facing is a dramatic episode of a deeper process of crisis that saw its origins at the end of the 1970s and...

Leadership in innovative educational organisations

David Hopkins
2009

What are the challenges faced by head teachers?Regarding the figure of head teacher• The role of the head teacher has changed greatly: they increasingly have more tasks to carry...

Schools and immigration: ideas and realities

Julio Carabaña
2009

The educational system• The educational system is one of the social sub-systems in which the lowest levels of tension are produced by the processes of immigration. Unlike the...

Education in the world of the diasporas

Zygmunt Bauman
2008

Liquid-modern culture, unlike the culture of the nation-building era, has no 'people' to 'cultivate'. It has instead clients to seduce. And unlike its 'solid modern' predecessor,...

Teachers and the Catalan educational system. Proposals for debate.

Miquel Martínez
2008

The debate on the public role of teaching is now a priority on the agendas of those forming part of the educational community. This was made clear in the working sessions of the...

Catalonia’s teachers

Francesc Pedró
2008

Francesc Pedró presents the study entitled “Teachers in Catalonia”. The report, based on a survey of 4,000 Catalan primary and secondary school teachers, offers an analysis of...

Curriculum and citizenship. What and why in school education

Cèsar Coll i Salvador
2007

What baggage of knowledge, skills, attitudes, values and competencies are needed to form part of today's and tomorrow's society? What cultural capital should students have...

Who builds identities? The political crisis in schooling

Salvador Cardús
2006

Catalonia has a long tradition of receiving people from abroad and integrating them, but each integration is different, and the enriching of the country is also different. With...

Is educational performance unlimited?

Andreas Schleicher
2006

This debate shows the experience in the field of compared assessment and evaluation of educational performance on an international scale within the framework of the PISA programme...

Pages


Subscribe to newsletter
Receive notification of the debates
In wich language would you like to receive our newsletter?

What are you interested in?
Filter and search

Some rights reservedThe texts published on this website are, unless otherwise indicated, covered by the Creative Commons Spain Attribution - Non Commercial - No Derivs 3.0 licence. You may copy, distribute and transmit the work, provided you attribute it (authorship, journal name, publisher) in the manner specified by the author(s) or licensor(s). You may not use the material for commercial purposes. You may not transmit any derivative work from this material. The full text of the licence can be consulted here: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/3.0/es/deed.en