Reforms to Schooling in the UK: A Review of Some Major Reforms and their Evaluation
We aim to give a brief overview of some important reforms to the school system in the UK and existing evidence on their consequences. These reforms include a change in the type of secondary school open to pupils - from a selective to comprehensive system; a change in the examination system; quasi-market reforms; area-based initiatives; reforms to the content and structure of teaching; payments to encourage the pursuit of education beyond compulsory schooling. Copyright Verein für Socialpolitik and Blackwell Publishing Ltd. 2005.
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Volume (Year): 6 (2005)
Issue (Month): 3 (08)
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