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New PDF release: Access and Participation in Irish Higher Education

By Ted Fleming, Andrew Loxley, Fergal Finnegan

ISBN-10: 1137569735

ISBN-13: 9781137569738

ISBN-10: 1137569743

ISBN-13: 9781137569745

This ebook explores the entry and participation matters current inside of better schooling in eire. It examines coverage, pedagogy and practices relating to widening participation and records the development and demanding situations encountered in furthering the ‘access schedule’ over the last twenty years. entry has develop into a vital part of ways greater schooling is aware itself and the way it explains the price of what it does for society as a complete. enhancing entry to schooling strengthens social unity, lessens inequality, promises the longer term energy of tertiary associations and guarantees financial competitiveness and adaptability within the period of the “Knowledge established Economy”. delivering a coherent, severe account of contemporary advancements in Irish better schooling and the results for Irish society as an entire, this publication is vital for these concerned either in gaining knowledge of the sphere and in larger schooling itself.

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150–151). He was also aware of the broader contexts in which “education is no longer understood as formative but simply as training” (Freire 2007, p. 4). He asserted that: The trickery of neoliberal economic discourses which affirm realities of homelessness and poverty as inevitable, the opportunities for change become invisible and our role in fostering change becomes absent. (Freire 2007, p. 4) Axel Honneth is the most famous proponent of the third generation of the Frankfurt School of Critical Theory and he adds two important and educationally relevant points to the discussion.

A working democracy requires all sectors (family, work and democratic public sphere) to work in collaboration. e. the autonomy of the individual . . all modern ethical ideals have been placed under the spell of freedom. (Honneth 2014, p. 15) Freedom involves inhabiting a space where social life can be better. It involves the ability to realise one’s own desires, intentions and values in the social environment of roles and obligations. As one might anticipate, 2 KEY TRENDS IN IRISH HIGHER EDUCATION AND THE EMERGENCE AND .

A working democracy requires all sectors (family, work and democratic public sphere) to work in collaboration. e. the autonomy of the individual . . all modern ethical ideals have been placed under the spell of freedom. (Honneth 2014, p. 15) Freedom involves inhabiting a space where social life can be better. It involves the ability to realise one’s own desires, intentions and values in the social environment of roles and obligations. As one might anticipate, 2 KEY TRENDS IN IRISH HIGHER EDUCATION AND THE EMERGENCE AND .

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