PISA in the Greek daily Press: the social significations and the relationship between the Greek society and the global education policy field

DESPINA TSAKIRIS, DIMITRA PAVLINA NIKITA

Abstract


Literature has been discussing the influence of International Organisations (IOs) on education policies ever since globalisation became the regime of our times. In this regard, a global education policy field has emerged where IOs meet with nations on different levels. This project focuses on PISA, the OECD’s programme of student assessment, and aims to explore the emergence and expression of the social imaginary significations that arise in the Greek daily Press regarding PISA.  By looking at PISA-related press publications, this paper addresses the unequivocal power of Press and seeks to understand how Greek society positions itself within the global education policy field i.


Keywords


PISA, press, globalisation, education policy, social imaginary

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