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Légitimation et légitimité des réformes

Abstract : Empirical research is now used to justify certain school reforms. Empirical evaluations check that the implementation of a policy lives up to its promises. This represents great progress, in that it avoids us stubbornly continuing down the wrong path in the name of such or such an ideology. It is because of their partial, revisable nature that empirical approaches are better than others. But the consequence of this is that we should not expect research to produce a truth of the same type as ideological truths. In reality, reforms (their design and their justification among actors) must also be based on narratives that indicate, more generally than empirical research, which paths schools must take to serve the world of the future.
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Denis Meuret. Légitimation et légitimité des réformes. Revue Internationale d'Education de Sèvres, Centre international d'études pédagogiques (CIEP), 2020, pp.113-121. ⟨10.4000/ries.9372⟩. ⟨halshs-02896113⟩



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