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Assessment in ethics education: neoliberalism, values and alignment

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This chapter presents an outsider’s perspective on the issues raised by the Swedish contributors to this book. I first contextualise the Swedish situation within wider global policy tensions, identifying the three voices of conservatives, progressives and neoliberals, to argue that the demands of neoliberalism have created the desire for more effective and refined assessment across the curriculum. However, in the areas of religious education and ethics, this tendency has cut across long-stand...

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10.1007/978-3-319-50770-5_8

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
Education
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Publisher:
Springer International Publishing
Host title:
Assessment in Ethics Education: A Case of National Tests in Religious Education
Series:
Evaluating Education: Normative Systems and Institutional Practices
Publication date:
2017-01-01
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9783319507682
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pubs:661272
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uuid:095c4419-c765-480d-9699-a02b2261aab9
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pubs:661272
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661272
Deposit date:
2016-11-23

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