1st Edition

Secondary Education for All
Origins and Development in England

ISBN 9781138006447
Published June 9, 2014 by Routledge
4 Pages

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Book Description

The Education Act of 1944 launched an unprecedented experiment in the history of education in the UK. This book is a brief survey of the routes by which compulsory free secondary education was arrived at, as well as an examination of the position in 1949 and suggestions for the future.

Table of Contents

Preface. Part 1: Evolution 1. Nineteenth-Century Gropings 2. Free Places 3. ‘A Second Stage’ 4. Secondary Status Part 2 Some Outstanding Problems 1. A New Concept 2 .Purpose and Objectives 3. Age of Entry 4. Organisation 5. Courses and Curricula 6. Co-Education and Boarding Part 3 Suggestions for Advance 1. Foundations 2. A Pause for Diagnosis 3. School and Life. Bibliography. Index.

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