Policy-makers, market advocates and edu-businesses: new and renewed players in the Spanish education policy arena

@inproceedings{Olmedo2013PolicymakersMA,
  title={Policy-makers, market advocates and edu-businesses: new and renewed players in the Spanish education policy arena},
  author={Antonio Olmedo},
  year={2013}
}
This paper discusses issues concerning the implementation of quasi-market dynamics, the introduction of private interests and market rules in the provision of formal education at compulsory levels in the Spanish educational system. It aims to discuss current neoliberal discourses and practices in Spain, suggesting new spaces to be considered in future education policy studies. In the paper, I discuss first the ideological sources on which the political action rests and sketch some basic… CONTINUE READING