The Proletarianization of the Teaching Profession
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This paper argues that the proletarianization and professionalization of teachers has been situated within the broader neo-conservative movement to subordinate the teaching profession to the marketplace and market values. The paper further states that the classroom has become a form of "knowledge factory" where the teachers are simply supervisors on an assembly line intended to develop productive labour units for the economy. One significant related "benefit" of this to the ruling elites of our society is that teachers are effectively overloaded with work and deprived of resources which limits their capacity to incorporate the fundamentals of the Charter of Rights and Freedoms into their teaching practice.
From the Paper:"The concepts of proletarianization and professionalization, while primarily issues related to the status of teachers and teaching practice in our society, have critical significance for the teaching of the values mandated in the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms. As this essay will argue, these concepts must be situated within the broader neo-conservative movement to subordinate the teaching profession to the marketplace and market values. As will be seen, through this..."
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