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News and resources on French thinker Michel Foucault (1926-1984)

Heffernan, A. The Emperor’s perfect map: leadership by numbers (2016) Australian Educational Researcher, 43 (3), pp. 377-391. DOI: 10.1007/s13384-016-0206-7 Abstract This paper establishes that system-generated data profiles are influencing the work of principals in three Queensland state schools. Drawing upon Foucault’s notions of governance, as well as research emphasising performative cultures and the importance placed …

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