Intercambio

The IDEA Network’s on-line bilingual magazine of research on Public Education and Democracy.

“INTERCAMBIO”

Education Research Magazine of the IDEA Network 2008-2016

Intercambio will attempt to cover the following themes: the right to education and the neoliberal threat; the public school of our times; educational quality; responsibilities and rights of teachers, other education workers, and students; the education-society relationship, and democratic initiatives and proposals for the transformation of education.

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Questioning PISA:  examine the purpose, not just the rankings

Every three years the Organization of Economic Cooperation and Development releases the results of international standardized testing it conducts in dozens of countries around the world. And every release of the test results creates a global explosion of comments on the state of education–most of them negative. The publication of the 2015 test results in December 2016 fits the pattern. Politicians from the few countries that top the tables will pat themselves on the back for their schools doing well. Most will find their countries further down the list and will point fingers and use the results to support policy proposals they claim will produce better future results.

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Intercambio’s New Issue

Rights threatened: Social Movements defend public education

 

In 2014 IDEA celebrated 15 years as a space for the convergence of struggles for public education throughout the Americas. research paper writer reviews In defense of education as a social …

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Intercambio #6 – Issue Focuses on the Challenges and Opportunities of Information Technology in Public Schools

 

Technology, globalization, and neo-liberal capitalism cannot be separated from the central issues of education in the 21st Century. What is the purpose of education? What is the content of education? What are the pedagogies, tools and resources? Whose interests are served? Unless the question of purpose is examined and challenged, the dominant discourse rules …

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Intercambio #5 – Public Schools and the Ecological Crisis

This issue of Intercambio features articles from around the Americas about how public schools are helping writing a prospectus for a research paper students to understand and address the ecological crisis our planet.

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Intercambio Issue #4 Focuses on Indigenous Education in the Americas

The latest issue in English of IDEA’s international magazine on education issues is co-produced with the Continental Indigenous Educator’s Network (REI), a member network of IDEA made up of aboriginal educators and their organizations from throughout the Western Hemisphere. This issue was firs tpublishe din Spanish in November 2013 and in English …

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Intercambio #3. Alternative Pedagogies

Intercambio: Alternative Pedagogies

Intercambio: Alternative Pedagogies – Volume 4, Number 3

The IDEA Network promotes various spaces of resistance to attacks on public education as a fundamental right. Intercambio functions as an informative tool for various intrinsically related concerns: to make visible denunciations and proposals to counter neo-liberalism and its ruthless effects on education, amongst others.

This …

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Intercambio # 2. Investment in Education: Without Strings Attached

Intercambio: Investment in Education: Without Strings Attached - July 2011

The IDEA Network has been analyzing the trends that represent a threat to public education; and even though they have different shapes inside and outside the region, they are all related to neoliberalism. This time, the “INTERCAMBIO” Magazine is focusing the analysis and the experiences around educational financing and the way in which it directly …

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Intercambio # 1. Campaign for a democratic, formative and participatory evaluation – July 2010

Intercambio: Campaign for a democratic, formative and participatory evaluation - July 2010

This edition of “INTERCAMBIO” is inscribed within the IDEA Network campaign against standardized testing as a form of exclusion and control of students and professors. The campaign also has the parallel objective to construct evaluation alternatives that foster an integral, humanistic, and democratic education.

Intercambio: Campaign for a democratic, formative and participatory evaluation – …

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Intercambio – June 2008

Intercambio – Volume 1, Number 1

Contents The standardized testing agenda – Rosemary Lee The case of human rights violations in the “Examen Unico” – Sección Mexicana de la Coalición Trinacional en Defensa de la Educación Pública Continue reading »

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