Read my lips, it’s not just the economy: reframing education

Read my lips, it’s not just the economy: reframing education

Article from Development Education Journal, Vol. 13.3.

Moira V. Faul issues a challenge to the current consensus in England, and globally, that education’s purpose is to serve the economy, seeking to begin a conversation to develop a more accurate model in which more effective policymaking can be rooted. She offers an extensive critique of the current economic model and a brief evaluation of it against the ‘educational footprint’ – the impact of education on economy, environment, politics and society as well as on individual and community development.

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