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Education Policy & Social Inequality

Education Policy & Social Inequality

Series Editors: Gale, Trevor, Gulson, Kalervo N.

ISSN: 2520-1476

Trevor Gale is Head of the School of Education and Professor of Education Policy and Social Justice at The University of Glasgow, UK and founding editor-in-chief of the international journal, Critical Studies in Education. He is a past president of the Australian Association for Research in Education and from 2008 to 2011 he was the founding director of Australia’s National Centre for Student Equity in Higher Education. In 2009 he was appointed by the Deputy Prime Minister to the National VET Equity Advisory Council (NVEAC) and, in 2010, to the National Quality Council (NQC), both reporting to the Council of Australian Gov-ernments (COAG) Standing Council on Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment. Trevor’s research focuses on education policy and social justice, particularly in formal education contexts (schooling, vocational and higher education). He is author of books, book chapters, numerous journal articles and other scholarly works. His latest book is Schooling in Disadvantaged Communities, (with Carmen Mills) published by Springer in 2010. He is chief investigator on two Australian Research Council Discovery Grants, one researching the aspirations of secondary school students in Melbourne’s western suburbs and the other researching the social justice dispositions of secondary teachers in advantaged and disadvantaged Melbourne and Brisbane schools. He has recently completed major research reports for the Australian Office of Learning and Teaching (OLT) on HE student transitions, for the Higher Education Funding Council of England (HEFCE) on widening participation in Australian HE, and for the Australian National VET Equity Advisory Council on TAFE bachelor degrees and disadvantaged learners.

Kalervo N. Gulson is Senior Lecturer in the School of Education, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, University of New South Wales, Australia. His primary areas of scholarship are educational policy, race and ethnicity studies, and social and cultural geography. Recent published work includes Education policy, space and the city: Markets and the (in)visibility of race (Routledge, 2011) and Policy Science 3.0: Policy Geophilosophy and education (co-authored with P. Taylor Webb, Sense, Forthcoming).

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