Which Way toward the Year 2000? Contrasting Policy Discourses in Two Education Systems

@inproceedings{Grundy1994WhichWT,
  title={Which Way toward the Year 2000? Contrasting Policy Discourses in Two Education Systems},
  author={Shirley Grundy},
  year={1994}
}
ABSTRACTIt is argued in this paper that education systems are engaged in a flurry of education policy development, characterized by goal setting and strategic planning, as we move toward the year 2000. In order to understand the meaning of this policy work, we need to consider the ways in which policies act as both “texts” and “discourses.” However, analyzing policy discourse, while useful for identifying ranges of possible policy responses, does not in itself enable the identification of wider… CONTINUE READING