Education is a public good, not a private commodity

Riddle, Stewart (2014) Education is a public good, not a private commodity. The Conversation, 1 Oct 2014. pp. 1-4.

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Abstract

We are at an important juncture for education in Australia. With the government’s higher education reform agenda well underway and its school funding stasis, teacher education and Australian curriculum reviews, now is the time to be asking: what is education actually for and who does it benefit?


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Refereed: No
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Additional Information: Copyright © 2010–2014, The Conversation Media Group. Articles in The Conversation are free to share or republish under Creative Commons. You must credit the publisher, and you can't edit our material or sell it separately.
Faculty / Department / School: Current - Faculty of Business, Education, Law and Arts - School of Teacher Education and Early Childhood
Date Deposited: 11 Nov 2014 05:37
Last Modified: 23 Apr 2015 02:30
Uncontrolled Keywords: education, public education, equity
Fields of Research : 16 Studies in Human Society > 1608 Sociology > 160809 Sociology of Education
URI: http://eprints.usq.edu.au/id/eprint/26080

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