Education and corporate responsibility: the "new" practice rules of the private sphere in education provision

Maria Vieira Silva Silvana Aparecida de Souza About the authors

The intensification of the symbiosis between public and private spheres coincides with changes at the macro-social level, which essentially derive from the State reform processes and changes in the working world. This paper emphasizes the "sandy lands" of the public space and the expansion of the private sector intervention. It explored the speeches, policies and practices of entrepreneurship education for the school through the devices of corporate social responsibility and voluntary work. It shows that these mechanisms are consistent with the logic of the neo-classical market capitalism in two dimensions: the adaption of (future) workers to the processes of productive restructuring and the naturalization of the "solidarity between employment and unemployment" through "voluntary work" in this new cycle of production of added value.

Education and work; Public and private education; Education and business


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