volume 30, issue 108, P867-890 2009
DOI: 10.1590/s0101-73302009000300012
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Abstract: ABSTRACT: This paper discusses the currently changing nature and roles of education through distinguishing between the roles, purposes and outcomes of educational models at national and regional (supra-rather than sub-national) levels. It proposes the emergence of a new kind of regional model of education, that differs from national models in content, role and purpose, and where the relationship between the two models is neither hierarchical, converging or scaled-up. The two models are compared in terms of th…

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