What a New Public Education System Could Learn from Alberta

FORUM - ISSN 0963-8253
Volume 61 Number 2 (2019)

What a New Public Education System Could Learn from Alberta
RHONDA EVANS, pages 235-242
DOI: 10.15730/forum.2019.61.2.235

Abstract

What does a successful public education system look like? How does it function? How long does it take to create and what are its underpinning beliefs and values? The Canadian province of Alberta is the highest-ranking education system in the English-speaking world. What can it teach us about how to construct a successful public education system? Given the vast chasm between basic fundamental beliefs about the purpose of education, how much the question of equity should be at the forefront of educational priorities, and the importance of democratic involvement and professional autonomy, is it even possible to create a similar model?

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RHONDA EVANS (2019) What a New Public Education System Could Learn from Alberta, FORUM, 61(2), 235-242. https://doi.org/10.15730/forum.2019.61.2.235

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