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Educational foundations ‐ or diversions?

Hill, B.V. (1980) Educational foundations ‐ or diversions? Discourse: Studies in the Cultural Politics of Education, 1 (1). pp. 49-57.

Link to Published Version: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/0159630800010104
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Abstract

The present journal is committed to the study of the "socio-cultural foundations of education." That is a brave act, given that there are mounting pressures to reduce the emphasis given to such studies in teacher education. I propose to provide a justification for the kinds of study implied by the term, both in teacher preparation and in educational research, while advocating an alternative terminology, since I regard the term "foundations" as both a political and epistemiological liability.

Item Type: Journal Article
Murdoch Affiliation: School of Education
Publisher: Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group
URI: http://researchrepository.murdoch.edu.au/id/eprint/29455
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