Barry Down & John Smyth (eds). New York, London: Springer Dordrecht Heidelberg, 2012.
The central theme of this volume is that, in recent decades, education in Australia (and many other countries) has been taken over by a managerialist ideology which has “damaged the profession of teaching by reducing teacher autonomy, deskilling teachers’ work, standardising curricula and introducing prefab lessons and scripted curricula”(p 3).
Book Review - Critical Voices in Teacher Education: Teaching for Social Justice in Conservative Times.
Australian Journal of Teacher Education, 37(9).