Luisa Ribolzi, Il sistema ingessato. Autonomia, scelta e qualità nella scuola italiana, La Scuola, Brescia 2000 (II)

Luisa Ribolzi, Il sistema ingessato. Autonomia, scelta e qualità nella scuola italiana, La Scuola, Brescia 2000 (II)

The Italian educational system has been strongly centralised since the unification of Italy: public school programs and curricula were centrally fixed, and no free choice was allowed between state school and schools created by private groups, that were fully paid by the parents, even if authorised by the government . The model of educational uniformity has been removed, at least in theory, in 1997, decentralising decision making and introducing autonomy in state schools, and in…

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C.Ottaviano, Media,scuola, e società. Insegnare nell’età della comunicazione, Carrocci, Roma 2001

C.Ottaviano, Media,scuola, e società. Insegnare nell’età della comunicazione, Carrocci, Roma 2001

In the last years, the discontinuity between social reality and education is becoming more and more manifest. In particular, the educational institution is changing, and this change produces disorientation, resistance and estrangement and emphasises the role of teachers, often subjected to contradictory expectations and to an overload of functions. The socio-cultural scenery is also changing because of the new media that are transforming the approach to culture and the learning process and the educational roles…

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G.Moro, La formazione nelle società post-industriali. Modelli e criteri di valutazione, Carocci, Roma 1998

G.Moro, La formazione nelle società post-industriali. Modelli e criteri di valutazione, Carocci, Roma 1998

The book delineates the transition from the” industrial” to the “post-industrial” training. The different national systems of training are described and compared: the plurality of the systems is synthesised by the dichotomy between functionalistic and communicative approach to the training. In the second part of the book a comparative analysis of the most important evaluative methodologies of training is illustrated; moreover it is outlined the general vision of the training politics supported by them: a…

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C. de Francesco, Lavorare con i numeri dell’istruzione. Leggere,progettare e fare tabelle, Milano, Angeli, 2001.

C. de Francesco, Lavorare con i numeri dell’istruzione. Leggere,progettare e fare tabelle, Milano, Angeli, 2001.

Working with educational figures: how to read, design and make tables. A primer for undergraduates without a sociological and methodological background who wish (or must) get some empirical knowledge of Italian education. Definitions, sources (books, yearbooks and web sites) and basic figures (national and international) are introduced together with suggestions on how to manage data using Excel and Word. Tips for an effective organisation and management of data are provided. Albeit conceived for Italian students…

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