Education in a knowledge economy

Document Type

Book chapter

Publication details

Lynch, D 2003, 'Education in a knowledge economy', in BA Knight & A Harrison (eds), Research perspectives on education for the future, Post Pressed, Flaxton, Qld, pp. 13-20. ISBN 1876682604


The papers in this collection focus on researching issues that relate to education for the future. The book concerns itself with some of the key issues underpinning public and private education and relating to the shifting priorities of education in an emerging knowledge economy.

The topics covered in this book explore the realities of a knowledge society and its implication for learning. The areas covered include developing a teacher education knowledge base, the use of technology in teaching and learning and specific issues in relating to the teaching of science in schools.