New Public School

Frida Jensen, Martin Riis Illum, Mikkel Sørensen, Josef Hajsen & Mads Rahbek

Studenteropgave: Semesterprojekt


The Danish government (2001-2011) has implemented New Public Management tools in the Danish public school. This project describes the dispute of the New Public Management tool PISA and why the government implements PISA in the Danish public school. The project discusses how it has affected the Danish public school. The project has used a Foucauldian theory using Michel Foucault and Mitchell Dean to analyse the dispute. It concludes that the rationality of a government in accordance with Foucauldian theory is to ensure growth, and it can thus be concluded that accommodating the international dominant knowledge and responding to the international competition is a vital part of doing so.

UddannelserSocialvidenskab, (Bachelor/kandidatuddannelse) Basis
Udgivelsesdato31 maj 2012


  • PISA
  • New institutional economics
  • Powe
  • Danmark 2020
  • Knowledge
  • Neoliberalism
  • Managerialism
  • Public school
  • New Public Management
  • Biopower
  • Governmentality
  • Globalisation
  • Foucault