Education Inequalities In Australia

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Within a working democracy there are key aspects that are necessary in order for it to work properly. Two of these aspects include civic education, and citizen participation. Through research on Australia this critical literature review will focus on how inequalities within education and citizen participation affect the existing democracy within Australia. There is a split in many conversations on these topics, which brings up many interesting questions. While there is a majority that acknowledges inequalities in these areas of the democracy there is a disagreement on whether or not it is fixable and whether or not these changes are adequate. Some questions to think about include whether or not there is an impact of inequality within education…show more content…
Arran Gare, an Australian philosopher at the Swinburne University of Technology in Melbourne, Australia, discusses the need for early education in his article “Educating for Democracy: Teaching ‘Australian values’”. This idea of education in order to form an informed population is also central to Robert Dahl’s enlightened public. Education is a necessary component of democracy because it enables citizens to have areas where they can develop an enlightened understanding in order to be informed and able to…show more content…
This tool is used to measure a child’s development based on scores they receive through specific testing. These measures are then used to build better communities and strengthen education to better develop the youth. Chris Peers uses data from the AEDI to show how the child is used as a tool for human capital. Through the use of this technology the spread of education will be more affective and be able to target the needs of each child. There is also a focus on expanding markets to children with disadvantaged backgrounds in order to promote management and

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