Written expressly for the lay reader this volume combines statistics, achievements and failures of the educational system in England in the 20th century into a concise survey, set against the social, economic and political background of the mid 1960s. Primary, secondary and further education are all discussed, as well as special educational needs.
Table of Contents
Part 1: Current Trends in English Education 1. The Primary Stage of Education 2. The Secondary Stage of Education. 3. Technological and Further Education. 4 The Welfare Services of English Education and Schools for the Handicapped. Part 2: The National System 5. Fundamental Statistics, Progress and Finance. 6. Progress with the Replacement of First-Generation School Buildings and the Expansion of the Teaching Force. Bibliography. Index.