The English Educational System
By G Lowndes
Published December 8th 2011 by Routledge – 188 pages
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.
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.