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By Ted Fleming, Andrew Loxley, Fergal Finnegan

This publication explores the entry and participation concerns current inside larger schooling in eire. It examines coverage, pedagogy and practices with regards to widening participation and records the growth and demanding situations encountered in furthering the ‘access time table’ over the last twenty years. entry has develop into an essential component of ways better schooling knows itself and the way it explains the worth of what it does for society as an entire. bettering entry to schooling strengthens social unity, lessens inequality, promises the longer term power of tertiary associations and guarantees monetary competitiveness and adaptability within the period of the “Knowledge established Economy”. supplying a coherent, serious account of modern advancements in Irish larger schooling and the consequences for Irish society as a complete, this booklet is key for these concerned either in discovering the sector and in greater schooling itself.

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Following this, we will review the achievements and limitations of access policies since the 1990s and discuss how neoliberalism, crisis and austerity have altered HE and the reconfigured access. There are multiple tensions and contradictions in this story not least that HE has become far more tightly integrated in state planning and more strongly orientated to market imperatives. This chapter places the access story in this broader context and proposes to reclaim a vision of HE from the grasp of the markets and the state so education’s possibilities can © The Author(s) 2017 T.

467). For Habermas, the university is a lifeworld, colonised now by the economy and state, in need of decolonisation by having particular kinds of free, critical conversations. The Strategic Plan of the University would be infused by the vision, ideals and political actions of critical reflection on unquestioned assumptions. Such a university would create a democracy and in the process teach democracy and create a democratic society. It would in the process redefine lifelong learning (Fleming 2006, p.

The aim of the university is to develop and respond to the needs of a democratic society. The university ought to attempt to create a community of reason – critical reason at that. This reason is communicative praxis and is discursive, and we are most rational as we participate in communities characterised by free and unconstrained democratic discourse (Ostovich 1995, p. 467). For Habermas, the university is a lifeworld, colonised now by the economy and state, in need of decolonisation by having particular kinds of free, critical conversations.

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