I’ve sent you two direct tweets asking for you to please take into account me for the place of Secretary of Education, to which I have only obtained a ‘kind DM’ response, complete with a link to purchase a t-shirt to make America Nice. This mission addresses issues that present financial crises are driving new functionalist and market-pushed insurance policies in higher education that cut back the scope of epistemic potentialities and severely compromise the general public role of the university as a critic and conscience of society and a generator of modern ideas upon which various futures rely.
Greater than ever before, there’s urgent necessity for staff unions and students unions as well as campaigning teams just like the ERC to unite to construct a powerful and powerful mass movement that can start to withstand, via strikes and joint mass protests/demonstrations, the anti-poor education policies of the Buhari authorities whereas preventing for improved funding, democratic administration, respect of democratic rights and implementation of agreements with employees unions.
As we have now shared on our blog, the response has been nothing short of astonishing as lecturers, instructor educators, mother and father, college students and group members from across the country contacted education radio producer Barbara Madeloni and the students to talk their help and share their very own tales of the destructiveness of Pearson and issues with the Instructor Performance Assessment.
The attempt to impose a company sponsored customary assessment on pre-service academics is one more instance of the corporatization of public education and the surveillance, silencing and demands for obedience that accompany it. Following our report of March 24, Mike Winerip ran an article that brought the scholars’ resistance to readers of the New York Times.
Nicely then, it’s already implemented by our authorities (depEd), in the event that …Read More