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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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The idea of justice in education

The idea of justice in education

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(p.127) Chapter Eight The idea of justice in education
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Education and social justice in a digital age
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Rosamund Sutherland

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Policy Press
DOI:10.1332/policypress/9781447305255.003.0008

This chapter starts by returning to the idea of capabilities and social justice introduced in chapter two. It suggests that one practical action is for schools within a local area to work together, and this leads to a discussion of the importance of cooperation between schools, and between students within a school. It then discusses an approach to professional development that involves academics and teachers working together within action research projects. The chapter ends with a personal reflection on how to take practical steps to reduce the severe injustices that continue to exist within the educational system.

Keywords:   social justice, capabilities, cooperation, professional development

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