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Education and social justice in a digital age$
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Rosamund Sutherland

Print publication date: 2013

Print ISBN-13: 9781447305255

Published to Policy Press Scholarship Online: May 2014

DOI: 10.1332/policypress/9781447305255.001.0001

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Schools as spaces for creating knowledge

Schools as spaces for creating knowledge

(p.73) Chapter Five Schools as spaces for creating knowledge
Education and social justice in a digital age

Rosamund Sutherland

Policy Press

This chapter starts by briefly summarising the history of education in England, with a particular emphasis on schools as institutions and school buildings. Drawing on the work of Olson it is argued that schools are ‘knowledge institutions’. The chapter then critiques the idea of personalisation in education, before introducing Young’s three scenarios for future education. Sen’s capability theory is also introduced in order to emphasise the importance of education

Keywords:   School, institution, knowledge, school buildings, personalisation

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