Education for the Good Society

FORUM - ISSN 0963-8253
Volume 53 Number 2 (2011)

Education for the Good Society
NEAL LAWSON, KEN SPOURS, pages 195-206
DOI: 10.2304/forum.2011.53.2.195


The Left is facing a crisis of its approach to education highlighted by the 'education revolution' of the Coalition Government. The authors argue that it is important to step back and present a positive vision of education based on the key pillars of the Good Society - fairness, democracy, sustainability and well-being. This values-led agenda, whilst offering an opportunity to take the moral and philosophical high ground, will also present a number of difficult strategic questions.

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NEAL LAWSON, KEN SPOURS, (2011) Education for the Good Society, FORUM, 53(2), 195-206.

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