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(Un)equal from the start? A quantitative analysis of preschool children’s participation in organised activities in Germany
In this article, I investigate preschool children’s participation in organised activities. Current political and academic debates consider informal education as a prime vehicle for potentially diminishing social class ...
After German reunification: the implementation of a two-tier school model in Berlin and Saxony
In the last two decades, many German states have enforced a partial integration of school types and have transformed their school systems into a two-tier model. The traditional tripartite school model, for which Germany ...
Numbers matter! The society of indicators, scores and ratings
The process of quantification is a powerful development shaping many domains of life today. In the area of education, for example, performance measurement, testing and ranking have become common tools of governance. ...
Colonial legacies in internationalisation of higher education: racial justice and geopolitical redress in South Africa and Brazil
Internationalisation of higher education has mostly been theorised from a Euro-American perspective, taking less into account how legacies of colonial expansion impose unique demands on universities. This article highlights ...
Pygmalion and the gender gap: do teacher expectations contribute to differences in achievement between boys and girls at the beginning of schooling?
This study examined the role of teacher expectations in the emerging gender gaps in reading and mathematics in the first year of schooling. Therefore, we first investigated whether boys and girls differ in their vulnerability ...
Subtle distinctions in the construction of ‘reference societies’: the conflict-laden introduction of compulsory schooling and universal conscription in Chile (1885–1920)
This article combines the perspective of transnational transfer with contributions from social theory and historical sociology – specifically the Luhmannian concept of social ‘inclusion’. In doing so, this article reconstructs ...
An Improbable Identification? The Netherlands as a “Reference Society” within the Chilean Educational Policy-Making Debate (2014–2015)
This paper investigated a policy-making debate in Chile, by examining the construction of the Netherlands as a new “reference society”. It focused on a reform agenda that aimed at a transformation of the neo-liberal school ...
“Letra inglesa”: educators, teachers, and the quest for identity in the Hispanic world (1820–1860)
Calligraphic culture in education had a long tradition in the Hispanic World. This entailed the cultivation of specific forms of script to the detriment of others. Since the late eighteenth century, discussions about the ...
Institutioneller Wandel und Steuerung von „Förderbedürftigkeit“ im Zuge inklusiver Bildung in Spanien 1960-2013
Ein qualitativer Mehrebenenvergleich zur Berücksichtigung von Diversität in Sekundarschulen in Andalusien
Die Umsetzung von Chancengleichheit im Bildungssystem hat ihren Ausgangspunkt in der Demokratisierung Spaniens ab 1975. Die regulative Vorgabe der Berücksichtigung der Diversität von Schüler*innen gilt dabei als Form, ...