We will focus on meritocracy and its influence on students. During the presentation, we would like to relate this topic to the crises. Although the articles themselves don’t make this connection, we are going to discuss it on the session using our own experiences. We would like to propose that, during the reading, you could think about your own experiences and how do you relate to it.
- Priming meritocracy and the psychological justification of inequality – this article is a general introduction about meritocracy how it justifies status inequality.
- Education, Meritocracy and the Psychological (..) – Education, Meritocracy and the Global War for Talent – this article explains meritocracy in the context of a “war for talent” and the influence on education inequality.
- Chapter 7 “Learning Webs” from Ivan Illich’s book “Deschooling Society“ – As a special treat, you can read as much as you want from this delightful chapter.