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The Changing Nature of Teachers’ Work: An Australian Perspective

Naidu, Shamalin

Abstract:
The genesis of the changes in teachers’ work lie within the identifiable socio-cultural and geopolitical paradoxes that are restructuring societies and economies to conform to particular global view of the way some interests want the world to be . . . Teachers are increasingly expected to follow directives and become compliant operatives in the headlong rush to encase schools within the ideology, practices and values of the business sector – never mind that they have histories, aspirations and professional cultures that make them decidedly different to car plants, breweries or fast-food outlets (Smyth, Dow, Hattam, Reid & Shacklock, 2000, p. 1)

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Title of Paper: The Changing Nature of Teachers’ Work: An Australian Perspective
Publisher: Dr Shamalin Naidu
City: Australia


Date:2010
Document Type:Other (Not Peer Reviewed)
Subject Area:Contributory Studies and Research Approaches
Country:International
Keywords:Teaching, Teachers, Teaching Quality, Policy Tensions, Management Styles, Marketisation


File Size:190 KB
Date Added:03 November 2010


Naidu, Shamalin (2010). The Changing Nature of Teachers’ Work: An Australian Perspective.