Rille is a Lecturer in Education at Durham University. Rille has completed BA and MA in Adult Education in Tallinn University, and Ph.D within the School of Education, University of Glasgow. Rille’s current areas of research include neoliberalisation of university policies and practices, power relations in academia, and widening participation in higher education. She explores these themes by drawing on critical theory and critical discourse analysis. She is particularly interested in Michel Foucault’s theorisation of power, discipline and governmentality.
Students’ Unions and Consumerist Policy Discourses in England: An Exploration of Discursive Contradictions [This is a blog post based on a paper given at the symposium ‘Student politics in contemporary
[This is a blog post based on a forthcoming presentation at the British Education Research Association Conference, taking place in Leeds in September 2016] There is an increasing scholarly concern around
Just published: Raaper, R. (2015). Academic perceptions of higher education assessment processes in neoliberal academia. Critical Studies in Education. This is the first paper published from my doctoral research on