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This publication is the end result of a colloquium sequence equipped by way of The collage of Sydney during which prime and rising researchers have been invited to call what they took to be the deep flaws on the middle of up to date academic and coverage and perform in Australia and globally ― to voice their possibly ‘heretical’ perspectives on what so much urgently should be performed. The chapters during this assortment are paired to provide takes on every one subject, from supplementing to critiquing to countering and so much issues in between.

The matters addressed during this quantity include: the position of schooling in nationwide and foreign marketplaces, mass checking out and standardisation, the way forward for ‘multiculturalism’ in faculties, the general public investment of non-public faculties, the complex dating among facts and coverage and the moving politics of inequality. This booklet relies at the concept that recognising deep disagreements on titanic matters is an important accompaniment to imagining and constructing efficient methods forward.

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