Webinar: Puncturing the Paradigm: Education Policy in a New ‘Global’ Era

The Globalization and Education Special Interest Group of the Comparative and International Education Society presents:

Puncturing the Paradigm: Education Policy in a New ‘Global’ Era

A public webinar on December 12, 2016 featuring:

Bob Lingard is a Professorial Research Fellow in the School of Education at The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia. He is also a Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences in Australia, an Academician of the Academy of Social Sciences in the UK, and a Fellow of the Australian Council of Educational Leaders. Bob has an international research reputation in the areas of sociology of education and education policy and has published widely in these fields. Bob has authored/edited 18 books.

Karen Mundy is the Chief Technical Officer at the Global Partnership for Education, where she directs the Strategy, Policy and Performance team. Dr Mundy is a globally recognized leader and specialist in education. Karen has published five books and more than 50 articles on educational reform in sub-Saharan Africa and the role of international organizations in achieving education for all.

Andy Green is professor of comparative social science at UCL Institute of #0000ff”>#0000ff”>#0000ff”>Education, University College London. 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.

Toni Verger is Ramón y Cajal and Marie Curie researcher at the Department of Sociology of the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, funding member of the Globalisation, Education and Social Policies (GEPS) research center, and deputy director of the Erasmus+ master Education Policies for Global Development (GLOBED). Dr. Verger research has specialised in the study of the relationship between global governance institutions and education policy, with a focus on the dissemination, enactment and effects of public-private partnerships and quasi-market policies in education.

Speakers will discuss their recently co-edited ‘Handbook of Global Education Policy‘.

Webinar Logistics

Logistics: The webinar is open to the public. Join the online webinar by visiting: http://bit.ly/BrentVOffice

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Format: The webinar is scheduled to last 75 minutes. Each participant will speak for a few minutes about the focus, purpose, methods, and theory behind his or her study on global education policy. For the remaining portion of the webinar, we invite audience members to participate in an open discussion moderated by D. Brent Edwards, Jr. (Co-Chair, Globalization & Education SIG).

When: Monday, December 12th, 2016

Listen ahead of time!

Prior to the webinar, each speaker will join FreshEd to showcase their ideas in depth. The webinar will further engage with the conversations started in these podcast episodes, which will air on November 21 (Andy Green), November 28 (Toni Verger), and December 5 (Bog Lingard).

For more details: www.freshedpodcast.com

Technical support for this webinar has been provided by the University of Hawaii.