Includes bibliographical references (p. -247) and index.
PART I: TENSIONS AND CONTRADICTIONS To Suit a Political Purpose? Reinterpreting the Educational Reforms Almost Alone in the World PART II: CRISES AND SOLUTIONS Game War Only Major and System-wide Reforms Will Do The Best Kind of Accountability PART III: ELUSIVE CONSENSUS A Blank Page Approach A Long Way to go Before We Win the Battle Only Half a Policy Conclusion: A Real Say or a Morality Play?
(source: Nielsen Book Data)
This timely book argues that the New Zealand educational reforms were the product of longstanding unresolved educational issues that came to a head during the profound economic and cultural crisis of the 1970s and early 1980s. (source: Nielsen Book Data)