Walo Hutmacher, Douglas Cochrane, Norberto Bottani's In pursuit of equity in education: using international PDF

By Walo Hutmacher, Douglas Cochrane, Norberto Bottani

ISBN-10: 0306475790

ISBN-13: 9780306475795

ISBN-10: 0792369882

ISBN-13: 9780792369882

This e-book makes a compelling case for higher foreign fairness signs in schooling. A conceptual framework for a process of similar signs is proposed and a spectrum of findings and views offered. issues contain: the sociology of equality and fairness in schooling; the appliance of theories of justice to academic fairness, the trade-off among effectiveness and fairness, heterogeneous as opposed to homogeneous school rooms, and the effect of parental schooling.

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Unlike the first view, the second attempts to encourage dialogue among groups and to respect individual differences and rights, as well as group differences. 7 Specific indicators of equity consistent with such a vision should ascertain and measure, as far as possible, how much the pedagogy practiced in school and its organizational mechanisms manages to cope with different styles of learning, to respect cultural pluralism, to promote dialogue and to acknowledge the worth of every individual and group.

Clearly, the first type of indicator is the most attuned to the general focus of this book, whereas the last could be helpful to local educational authorities and professional staffs evaluating specific equity-oriented micropolicies and instructional strategies. 1. , what people think about the relationship between 26 Luciano Benadusi inequality and equity). Sociologists have almost always assumed—explicitly or implicitly—a single definition of inequality in education and have sought to find empirical evidence of its presence and its dynamics, taking for granted that there is no other valid definition and that inequality is synonymous with inequity.

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