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Contemporary Debates in Education

An Historical Perspective, 1st Edition

By Ron Brooks

Routledge

208 pages

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Paperback: 9780582057975
pub: 1991-11-11
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Did the Thatcher years and their aftermath constitute a revolution or a restoration in education. Do they represent a departure from, or a reinforcement of tradition? Contemporary Debates in Education is a thought-provoking volume which reviews the reforms of the eighties and early nineties, then follow this with an examination of the long-standing issues in education over the last century in order to relate current reforms and changes to their broader historical background, so that those with a general or professional interest in education can better understand the process in which they are involved.

Table of Contents

Editor's preface

Author's preface

List of tables

List of figures

Acknowledgements

Part 1: Contemporary issues in education

1. A decade and more of debate

Part 2: Generic issues in education

2. The debate over the curriculum

3. Schools, systems and values

4. Further, higher and adult education since 1900

5. Undertsanding the 1990s

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
EDU000000
EDUCATION / General
EDU015000
EDUCATION / Higher