This book will help educational leaders and aspiring educational leaders to examine their own values and practice.

Learning Communities in a World of Control and Fragmentation

Learning communities in a world of control and fragmentation

This book has suggested that there is a paradoxical combination of control and fragmentation to be seen at global, national, institutional and individual levels. The control element is in large part a product of global movements towards standardization which are then seen at both governmental and organizational levels. Fragmentation, on the other hand, is in the main a consequence of new forms of knowledge capitalism, and of the effects of assaults upon the political certainties of the nation-state. As a consequence, both the state and the market are acting in ways which damage the public forms of discourse which allow citizenries to articulate, debate and determine ways of ...

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