First published in 1975, this book is the first to set out a blueprint for how schools can move from a ‘traditional’ to a ‘community’ base at local authority level. After presenting a historical analysis of the organisational development of the local education authority, it goes on to put forward a detailed proposal for an across-the-board, radically reformed education service at pre-school, school, post-school and college levels. Finally, it locates such a reformed ‘community education’ system in the context of community development at large.
Table of Contents
Part One: Educational and Social Provision; Introduction; 1. The Historical Development of Educational and Social Provision 2. Educational and Social Provision in National Communities 3. The Centralist Approach to Social and Educational Provision 4. The Reaction Against the Centralist Approach 5. The Pattern of Social Provision and the Community; Part Two: A Possible Outline of Education Provision; 6. The Educational Community 7. The Institutional Framework: Community Schools and Colleges 8. The Administrative Framework: Community Control 9. A General Policy of Community Development; Bibliography; Index