Reclaiming Education in the Age of PISA: Challenging OECD’s by Vasco d'Agnese

By Vasco d'Agnese

Reclaiming schooling within the Age of PISA presents a serious research of the OECD’s academic schedule and its major device, specifically, PISA (Programme for foreign pupil Assessment). in keeping with an research of the OECD’s public records, together with courses, webpages, and video clips, d’Agnese argues that PISA isn't just an evaluation software, yet quite an all-encompassing framework that intends to manipulate schooling, education, dwelling and society all over the world. This construction of what d’Agnese calls a life-brand increases issues that schooling and studying have gotten wares and that, for that reason, we run the chance of remodeling faculties into services and academics into brokers of preconceived studying packages.

In pursuing just one idea of schooling, and a truly slim one at that, d’Agnese argues that OECD not just narrows down schooling to an insignificant reproductive method, yet that such an strategy additionally erases the fundamental ideas wherein residing develops and evolves. during this feel PISA is yet one other type of authoritarian instructing, authoritarian instructing being understood as any and each academic undertaking which units goals and reasons of schooling with no giving the chance to debate and problem such goals and purposes.

Reclaiming schooling within the Age of PISA indicates a special academic common sense, emphasizing that education isn't just a spot to provide the right kind talents, yet is additionally a question of experimentation, hesitation and wait, one within which lecturers and scholars try and stay in natural potentiality for progress.

Providing a powerful argument various option to conceive of education merits our recognition, this booklet could be crucial examining for lecturers, researchers and postgraduates within the fields of academic philosophy and thought, inclusive schooling and social justice. it's going to even be of curiosity to policymakers and academic activists.

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