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Keys to the success of education in Finland

Reijo Laukkanen
2006

The OECD's PISA reports have given rise to a tremendous debate all over the world. The title of the most recent report, <i>Learning for tomorrow's world</i> (OECD...

Education and immigration: the socio-educational challenges for second generations from a transnational perspective

Peggy Levitt
2006

In the lecture on education and immigration, professor Levitt presents her research with respect to the issue of immigration and transnationality. Her work is based in the USA,...

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...

A New Paradigm in Education

Alain Touraine
2005

During the first centuries of its modernisation, the West described and thought of social reality in political terms: order and disorder, monarch and nation, people and revolution...

Why aren't schools companies?

Christian Laval
2005

The current education policy dominating the world and, therefore, Europe obeys a dogmatic model that assimilates formal education and, increasingly, any educational activity into...

Education: a right or a market?

Joan Coscubiela
2005

The title of this talk raises two questions. The first question would be: Is education principally a human right geared to people's development and personal growth, or should it...

Education of the future and values

Javier Elzo
2004

The dominant value systems in western society over the last fifty years have conditioned current individual issues. Within an overall trend of delegation of responsibilities, we...

Policy Priorities for Equal Educational Opportunities in Catalonia

Xavier Bonal Sarró, Ferran Ferrer Julià and Miquel Àngel Essomba Gilabert
2004

This is a reproduction of the third chapter, "Policy Priorities for Equal Educational Opportunities in Catalonia", from the book Política educativa i igualtat d'oportunitats (...

The cornerstones of education in the future

Juan Carlos Tedesco
2003

It has been asserted that learning to learn and learning to live together are the two cornerstones that reflect the new challenges education must face in the context of the far-...

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