Simulating education. The bureaucratisation of schooling as a production of the simulacra


  • Piotr Zamojski Uniwersytet Gdański

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schooling, bureaucracy, documenting, simulation, simulacra


The argument presented in this article stems from the experience of being engaged in a debate with schoolteachers, who pointed to the bureaucratisation of schooling as their main concern. Taking their way of formulating this problem as a guidepost for my thinking I have made an attempt aiming at understanding the link between bureaucracy and schooling. Starting from Max Weber classical view, thanks to its critique made by Claude Lefort I try to interpret the bureaucratisation of schooling with reference to Jean Baurillard theory of simulation as the production of the simulacra.


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Zamojski, P. (2014). Simulating education. The bureaucratisation of schooling as a production of the simulacra. Problemy Wczesnej Edukacji, 26(3), 25–38. Pobrano z