Education as a Commodity

Education as a Commodity

In stock

Be the first to review this product

Reward Points Policy You will earn 15 Catt credits for buying this product.


Applying Market Forces to educational provision, and how they affect functions of the learning process.


A collection of essays discussing education as a service to be paid for or exchanged with, including: Introduction by Colin Brock, University of Oxford; Situating Further Education within a changing public sector in England by Nafsika Alexiadou, University of Oxford; Marketing, market theory and progessive schooling: the Freinet movement as example and counter-example by Nicholas Beattie, University of Liverpool; After the Market: have we ever been in one? by Mike Bottery, University of Hull; Competence for Sale: NVQs, competence and the commodification of skills by Thomas Spielhofer and Geoff Hayward, University of Oxford; Lifelong learning and economics in Switzerland by David Matheson, Nene College, Northampton; Education as a Commodity in New Zealand by Julie Mikuta, University of Oxford; In the marketplace: delivering education under contract to the Prison Service Agency by Gillian Squirrel; Asking different questions: towards justifying markets in education by James Tooley, University of Newcastle; and Universities, privatisation and the market: the Greek experience by Evie Zambeta, University of Athens, Greece.

The author(s): Edited by Nafiska Alexiadou & Colin Brock

Additional Information

Author Nafiska Alexiadou & Colin Brock
ISBN 0901577316
No of pages 163
Format Paperback
Publication Date 1 Jan 1999

Product Tags

Other people marked this product with these tags:

Use spaces to separate tags. Use single quotes (') for phrases.


Write Your Own Review

You're reviewing: Education as a Commodity

How do you rate this product? *

  1 star 2 stars 3 stars 4 stars 5 stars