National School Policy (1996): Major Issues in Education Policy for Schools in England and Wales, 1979 onwards, 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

National School Policy (1996)

Major Issues in Education Policy for Schools in England and Wales, 1979 onwards, 1st Edition

Edited by Jim Docking

Routledge

224 pages

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Published in 1996, this book presents a broad overview of the development of educational policy for schools in England and Wales since Margaret Thatcher’s Conservative administration took office in 1979. It reviews the separate strands of education policy as it relates to curriculum, equal educational opportunities, diversity and choice and management policies, and combines these with an overall appraisal of the direction of the schools system in the two decades before it was written. The book thereby provides a comprehensive text for undergraduate and postgraduate students which raises issues for debate and includes support material for discussion. It will also be of interest to school governors, educationalists and all those who care about the direction of educational change.

Table of Contents

Part I: Curriculum Policy. 1. The National Curriculum: Foundation Subjects, Basini. 2. The National Curriculum: Themes and Issues, Marples. 3. The National Curriculum: Assessment, Shaw. 4. Pre-school Provision, Jackson. 5. Curriculum 14-19. Part 2 Equal educational opportunities: special educational needs; race; gender. Part 3 Diversity and choice: diversity; school choice. Part 4 Management policy: school management and funding; school governance; staff appraisal; inspection and advice; performance measurements and targets

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
EDU000000
EDUCATION / General