This chaptersets out the key principles of neoliberaleducation policies and highlights how these have been entrenched in education via recent policies. The chapter challenges the logic and taken for granted discourse supporting such moves and highlights the need to challenge the furether privatisation and marketisation of education, utilising wide and diverse historical examples of alternative approaches to illustrate potential alternativ pathways. It provides a set of conceptual lenses for rethinking educational alternatives, namely the 5 R's of educational research, and furter develops the concept of refraction to suggest ways to resist and reimagine educational futures. This chapter sets up the following contributions in the edited collection
|Title of host publication||Negotiating neoliberalism: Developing alternative educational Visions|
|Editors||Timothy Rudd, Ivor Goodson|
|Place of Publication||Rotterdam|
|Number of pages||12|
|Publication status||Published - 1 Jan 2017|
|Name||Studies in professional life and work|
Rudd, T., & Goodson, I. (2017). Negotiating Neoliberal Education: A Positional Issue and an Oppositional Stance. In T. Rudd, & I. Goodson (Eds.), Negotiating neoliberalism: Developing alternative educational Visions (pp. 1-12). (Studies in professional life and work). Sense.