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Stakeholders and managerial practices in basic public school: A multi-case study
Ananda Silva Singh, Vanyne Aparecida Franco Freitas, Valdir Machado Valadão Junior
The stakeholder approach has been, since the decade of 1980, one of the most relevant theories to understand the relationship that is established between the different groups that intertwine in everyday’s managerial practices of an organization. Such theory is relevant to comprehend school’s managerial process, since schools are constituted by stakeholders who long for their expectations to...

Shortchanging complexity: Discourse, distortions, and diversity policy in the age of neoliberalism
Andrea Arce-Trigatti, Ashlee Anderson
With this paper we explore the practical materialization of select diversity policies in the United States via an analysis of their implementation at different institutional levels.   Specifically, using a cultural studies framework that is guided by Stuart Hall’s (1993) concept of distortions , we investigate how discursive conceptualizations of diversity have been translated into...

Qualitative analysis of the use of teaching strategies by university teachers in contexts of teacher training
Patricio Sebastián Henriquez, Vicente Arámburo Vizcarra
The results of a study conducted at the Autonomous University of Baja California (UABC) and the Complutense University of Madrid (UCM) are presented. The objective was to analyze the teaching-learning strategies and the methods of evaluation of learning that are used by university teachers who train educational agents. Semi-structured interviews were conducted with 24 teachers (19 from the UCM...

Public policy for rural education: A systematic review of Brazilian publications
Giuliano Alves Borges e Silva, Fernanda de Souza Gusmão Louredo, Frederico José Lustosa da Costa
This research investigates the contemporary publications about rural education policies. The paper intends to verify both, the scientific progress and the subjects addressed in Brazilian journals. A systematic review was used in the “Periódicos Capes” database through the descriptors “rural education” and “public policy”, date “2009/2017”. The criteria for inclusions in the analysis were a...

The “High Inspection” in education: An unknown service of the Spanish educational system
Carmen Álvarez-Álvarez, Marcos Francisco Rodríguez-Bravo, Alexandre Camacho-Prats
Inspection in schools is carried out by the educational inspection service dependent on the autonomous communities, which have full powers in terms of control, supervision, advice and evaluation. However, the different laws of education that have governed our educational system, include the existence of a “High Inspection” in education, a service dependent on the Ministry of Education, Culture...

DINTER projects: Contribution to the expansion of National Graduate System in Brazil
Flávia Melissa Souza Moraes, Maria Rosa Chitolina Schetinger
This article investigates the interinstitutional PhD projects’ (DINTER) influence on the National Graduate System expansion in Brazil. These projects are a graduate system flexibilization in which a graduate institution named the promoter offers its stricto sensu course to another institution, the receptor. First, we analyzed the approved projects on three different calls for proposals,...

Circulation and reception of the theory of “academic capitalism” in Latin America
José Joaquín Brunner, Julio Labrana, Francisco Ganga, Emilio Rodríguez-Ponce
In recent decades, the theory of academic capitalism has gained increasing relevance as an approach for understanding the recent evolution of higher education systems. We analyze the reception of academic capitalism theory in Latin America. To meet this objective, the conceptual underpinnings of academic capitalism are explored as well as their criticisms in the specialized literature. Next,...

National School Food Program in the context of federalism: Under the gaze of the educational manager
Rosaria Cal Bastos, Magnus Luiz Emmendoerfer, Amélia Carla Sobrinho Bifano, Maria das Dores Saraiva Loreto
This article assumes that the local level managers of the National School Food Program (PNAE) faces challenges shaded by the organizational form of the State in Brazil at the time of the implementation of this policy. In this sense, the central objective is to analyze the aspects of federalism in the PNAE, drawing reflections for the educational managers on the process of PNAE implementation...

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