Access to Education in Europe: A Framework and Agenda for by Paul Downes

By Paul Downes

This e-book identifies key components of a global framework to boost systems-level swap to advertise entry to schooling, together with larger schooling, for socio-economically marginalized teams. it truly is in response to interviews with senior govt officers and senior administration in universities, non formal schooling and prisons throughout 12 international locations in Europe. The e-book identifies systemic hindrances to and possibilities for advertising of entry to schooling for socio-economically excluded teams which are matters transferable to different international locations’ contexts. It adopts a systemic concentrate on entry throughout quite a number domain names of schooling, either formal larger schooling and non-formal schooling, in addition to felony schooling. via a spotlight on a extra dynamic structuralist platforms framework it develops an cutting edge post-Bronfenbrennerian view of approach degrees in lifespan developmental and academic psychology. It additionally develops a global time table for reform relating to those quite a few method degrees for entry to schooling for socio-economically marginalized teams, via extraction of key structural symptoms to judge reform development in a clear, culturally delicate demeanour. The e-book identifies present gaps and strengths in coverage, perform and constructions that effect upon entry to schooling, together with greater schooling, throughout various nations. those gaps and strengths are illustrative and are to notify a strategic method of approach point swap and improvement for the merchandising of entry to schooling for socio-economically marginalized teams in Europe and beyond.

“Too many academic practices entrench social exclusion: it truly is an pressing precedence throughout Europe that social justice rules are carried out for the inclusion of marginalised teams. Paul Downes' research of those matters is well timed. His conclusions are thought of and useful: this publication is a important and confident source for practitioners, lecturers and the coverage community.”Professor Alistair Ross, Jean Monnet ad Personam Professor of Citizenship schooling in Europe, Emeritus Professor of schooling, Institute for coverage reports in schooling, London Metropolitan University

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