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September 23, 2012

A PDF promoting the event can be found here

Recognising that we are in the midst of a strong push to reform education, writer and researcher Andrew McGettigan asks What is Education For? Responding to the fall in recent GCSE and A level exam results and the raise in University tuition fees, McGettigan will probe recent shifts away from state administered and funded provision towards private educational operations that favour competition, fees and test outcomes. Does this represent a solution to the perennial ‘repeating problem’ of providing education within society?

 

 

Critical Education

‘Repeating Problems’ is a day of talks, performances and discussion at the QUAD gallery, Derby to mark the closing of the current exhibition, ‘Accidentally on Purpose’.

I’ll be asking: ‘what is education for?’.

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