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On authoritarian neoliberalism and poetic epistemology
(Taylor and Francis, 2019-07-10)
As one response to the secular crisis of capitalism, higher education is being proletarianised. Its academics and students, increasingly encumbered by precarious employment, debt, and new levels of performance management, ...
The practicalities and pedagogies of adult learning co-operatives: the case study of Leicester Vaughan College
When, in 2016 the University of Leicester decided to ‘disestablish’ the Vaughan Centre for Lifelong Learning, the last remnant of Vaughan College was removed from the University. Since 1862, civic-focused evening education ...
Technology-enhanced learning and co-operative practice against the neoliberal university.
(Taylor and Francis, 2016)
Neoliberalism is a global pedagogical project aimed at the dispossession of free time so that all of life becomes productive, and education is a central institutional means for its realisation. This project aims at marketising ...
Employability: The missing voice: How student and graduate views could be used to develop future higher education policy and inform curricula
The student voice is currently absent from the employability agenda for higher education in the UK. A government-led neoliberal model of employability, claiming what employers want when employing graduates, has been ...
How can technology help us realize the learning potential of a life-wide curriculum?
(University of Surrey, 2010)
The Alienated Academic: the Struggle for Autonomy Inside the University
(Palgrave Macmillan, 2018-10)
Higher education is increasingly unable to engage usefully with global emergencies, as its functions are repurposed for value. Discourses of entrepreneurship, impact and excellence, realised through competition and the ...
Another world is possible: The possibilities for a transformative post-capitalist education.
This chapter takes as its starting point the alienating reality of knowledge production in the global North, grounded in performance management and competition between individuals, subjects and institutions. One mode of ...
A dramatic existence: Undergraduate preparations for a creative life in the performance industries
This paper focuses specifically on drama and theatre higher education (HE) programmes and preparation for potential graduate work. The article investigates working in the creative industries and in the performing arts ...
Now we don’t see the university as something distant. It’s here in our hands: Situated pedagogy in Cuban municipal universities
(Institute for Education Policy Studies, 2019-04)
The first years of the twenty-first century saw the introduction of a new mode of higher education in Cuba. Local university centres were set up across the country offering part time study to a range of students previously ...
Covid-19 and the Hopeless University at the End of the End of History