New Labour S New Educational Agenda Issues And Policies For Education And Training At 14

Author: Hodgson, Ann
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1136356959
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This work discusses and analyzes New Labour's emerging policies in the area of 14+ education and training. The authors present an account of developments in the area of post-compulsory education and training in the workplace and outline the challenges to be faced in the next decade.

World Yearbook Of Education 2011

Author: Lyn Yates
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1136822720
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This book brings together contributions from around the world that analyse and reflect on the way curriculum is configuring and reconfiguring that world.

Policies Politics And The Future Of Lifelong Learning

Author: Hodgson, Ann (Educational Researcher, Institute of Education, University of London)
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1135376468
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This text focuses on the political context of lifelong learning. It addresses the background, European and policy elements of lifelong learning, as well as providing a detailed consideration of the linkage of educational and political issues in this subject.

New Labour S Policies For Schools

Author: Jim Docking
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1136623892
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A sequel to Jim Docking's "National School Policy" which examined the Conservative Government's education reforms from 1979 onwards, this text reviews New Labour's policies to improve pupils' performance. The contributors examine the evidence concerning standards in schools, look at the main directions of government policy, explore particular policies in detail and provide clear expositions of New Labour's education policies and provide critical examinations of controversial issues.

Improving Learning Skills And Inclusion

Author: Frank Coffield
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1134043589
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How can opportunities for teaching and learning be improved to ensure that many more people participate, gain qualifications and obtain decent jobs? Will government policies enable us to achieve these goals? What new ideas do we need to ensure a more inclusive, equitable and efficient learning system? These are some of the main concerns which underlie this thought-provoking book coming from a major research project looking at how policies affect learners, tutors, managers and institutional leaders in Further Education Colleges, Adult and Community Learning centres and in Work Based Learning sites. Post compulsory education in the UK has been constantly restructured by the New Labour government and has been subject to considerable policy turbulence over the last few years. This book attempts to understand this important but poorly understood sector by both talking to students and front-line staff and by interviewing the officials responsible for managing post-compulsory education and lifelong learning. By examining the sector simultaneously from the ‘bottom up’ and from ‘top down’, the authors show how recent policy is affecting three disadvantaged groups - 16-19 year olds who have fared poorly in official tests at school; unemployed adults learning basic skills; and employees at work learning basic skills. The authors conclude that there are serious failings and suggest principles and features of a more equitable and effective learning system.

Education In A Post Welfare Society

Author: Tomlinson, Sally
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education (UK)
ISBN: 0335228100
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This book provides a critical overview of education policy since 1945 up to 2005, covering two terms of a New Labour government and their plans for a third term. It also continues an examination of the relationship of education policy to social class, race, gender and the economy, paying attention to the educational disadvantages of some ethnic groups and refugee children. the book includes chronologies of education acts, reports and initiatives and summaries of major legislation.

Education Policy Making In Wales

Author: Richard A. Daugherty
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A collection of a dozen essays by experienced educationalists analysing the individualistic development of the education system in Wales at primary, higher and adult level since 1988, including a speculative look at the effect of devolution on the nature of Welsh education-making policies in the future.

Teaching 14 19

Author: Georgina Donovan
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317854934
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The emergence of the new 14-19 sector raises huge learning and teaching issues for both schools and colleges of further education. A new generation of skilled and flexible professionals will need to be trained and re-trained. Teachers in both sectors are understandably nervous about the impending changes. Covering everything a teacher needs to know about learning and teaching across these phases, this book: supports recent government policy initiatives for the 14-19 sector covers how to teach the 14-19 age phase in both schools and colleges addresses issues of concern for both teachers and college lectures helps both groups appreciate the background and rationale of the other sector. With a FAQ format, lots of practical advice and illustrative case studies, this book will be vital for all practitioners, experienced and trainee, in both secondary and post-compulsory education.

Education Studies

Author: Steve Bartlett
Publisher: SAGE Publications Limited
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This key text provides an overview of current theoretical issues, areas of study and major themes that are covered in Education Studies programs