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Wednesday, April 27 • 10:00am - 11:00am
Commercialisation in schooling: How datafication reshapes relationships between private interests and public education

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The growth of digital assessments and student information systems reflect the growing datafication of schooling: turning what happens in schools into numbers that inform policy and practice. This session will look at how the global spread of datafication in schooling creates new markets for the commercial provision of education products and services, with implications for how private interests can impact the work of school leaders and shape public education


 

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Sam Sellar

Sam Sellar is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow in the School of Education at The University of Queensland. He was previously a Postdoctoral Research Fellow in the National Centre for Student Equity in Higher Education. Sam is currently working on research projects investigating national and global education policy, new accountabilities in schooling and the aspirations of young people in high-poverty regions. Sam is an associate editor of Critical... Read More →


Wednesday April 27, 2016 10:00am - 11:00am
Champlain Room

Attendees (30)