People

  • Andy Green

    Professor of Comparative Social Science, UCL Institute of Education.

    Department:
    Lifelong and Comparative Education
    Centre:
    Centre for Learning and Life Chances in Knowledge Economies and Societies (LLAKES)
    Tel:
    0207 613 6760
  • Andy Green

Role in LLAKES

Director Research Interests Andy Green's main field of research is the comparative (historical and sociological) study of education and training systems, their origins and social and economic consequences. He has a long-standing interest in education and state formation and has directed major cross-country comparative research projects on: skills formation and economic competitiveness in Europe and Asia; funding and regulation of lifelong learning; convergences and divergences in European education and training systems; education, inequality and social cohesion

 

Research Interests

 

 

  • LLAKES Projects

    Theme 1 Project 2: The Crisis for Contemporary Youth: Young People, Opportunities and Civic Values

    Theme 3 Project 1: Causes and Dynamics of the Unequal Distribution of Skills among Adults: A Cross-Country Analysis

    Theme 3 Project 3: Lifelong Learning Systems, Equality, and Civic Values

  • Recent Outputs and Activities

    Andy Green's Publications and Reviews of his Books.

    Cheng, H., Green, A., Wolpert, M., Deighton, J. and Furnham, A. (2014). ‘Factors Influencing Adult Quality of Life: Findings from a Nationally Representative Sample in the UK.’ Personality and Individual Differences, 68, pp.241-246.

    Green, A. and Janmaat, J-G (2011) Regimes of Social Cohesion: Societies and the Crisis of Globalisation. Palgrave, Basingstoke.

    Green, A. Mostafa, T. and Preston, J. (2010) The Chimera of Competitiveness: Varieties of Capitalism and the Economic Crisis, Monograph, LLAKES Research Paper Series. Institute of Education, London.

    Green. A. (2013) Education and State Formation: Europe, East Asia and the USA. Revised and Extended Second Edition. Basingstoke: Palgrave

    Green, A. (2013) on “Education and Social Cohesion” in Mundy, Green et al (eds) Handbook of Global Education Policy

    Green, A. (2014) ‘Education and the State: Whatever Happened to Education as a Public Good'? Uddannel Historie, Special Edition: Skoleanordningerne af 1814. DPU: Copenhagen.

    Green, A., Green, F. and Pensiero, N. (2015) ‘Cross-Country Variation in Adult Skills Inequality:Why Are Skill Levels and Opportunities So Unequal in Anglophone Countries?’ Comparative Education Review, vol. 59, no. 4. http://www.jstor.org/stable/compeducrevi.ahead-of-print

    Green, A.  and Janmaat, J. G. (2016)  ‘Education and Social Cohesion – A Panglossian Global Discourse’ in Mundy, K., Green, A, Lingard, B.  and Verger, A. (eds) (forthcoming 2016) Handbook of Global Education Policy, Wiley-Backwell, Oxford

    Janmaat, J-G. and Green, A. (2013) ‘Skills Inequality, Adult Learning and Social Cohesion In The United Kingdom, ’ British Journal of Educational Sociology, Special Issue on ‘Learning and Life Chances in Knowledge Economies and Societies’ edited by Karen Evans and John Field,Anchor 61, 1, pp. 7-24

    Mostafa, T. and Green, A. (2013) ‘Pre-school Education and Care: a Win-Win Policy?’ in Janmaat, J.G., Duru-Bellat, M., Green, A. and Mehaut, P. (eds), The Dynamics and Social Consequences of Education Systems. Palgrave Macmillan

    Mundy, K., Green, A, Lingard, B.  and Verger, A. (eds) (forthcoming 2016) Handbook of Global Education Policy, Wiley-Backwell, Oxford

     

    Presentations

    Presentation on 'Education, Social cohesion and Development' at the UNESCO World Education Forum, Seoul, May 19th 2015

Contact Details

  • Tel:
    0207 613 6760
    Office:
    708
    Lifelong and Comparative Education,
    Centre for Learning and Life Chances in Knowledge Economies and Societies (LLAKES)