Antoni Verger Planells

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Dr Antoni Verger Planells

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Education policy
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Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona
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Antoni Verger is Ramón y Cajal and Marie Curie researcher at the Department of Sociology of the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, funding member of the Globalisation, Education and Social Policies (GEPS) research center, and deputy director of the Erasmus+ master Education Policies for Global Development (GLOBED). ​ ​A former post-doctoral fellow at the Amsterdam Institute for Social Science Research (University of Amsterdam), Dr. Verger research has specialised in the study of the relationship between global governance institutions and education policy, with a focus on the dissemination, enactment and effects of public-private partnerships and quasi-market policies in education. Dr. Verger currently coordinates the ERC granted project "Reforming Schools Globally: A Multi-Scalar Analysis of Autonomy and Accountability Policies in Education"

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