The Future of Education and Training for 14-19 Year-Olds
There are two key questions at the heart of the ongoing debate about education and training for all young people, irrespective of background, ability or attainment: What counts as an educated 19 year old today? Are the models of education we have inherited from the past sufficient to meet the...
Published May 25th 2009 by Routledge
The Impact of Policy on Post-Compulsory Education
Series: Improving Learning
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...
Published March 18th 2008 by Routledge
Curriculum 2000 and the Reform of 14-19 Qualifications
Since its introduction over 50 years ago, the A-level has been a constant subject of debate in schools, HE and government. Sometimes hailed as a 'gold standard', there is now intense speculation about the future of the A-level in particular, but also about post-14 qualifications in general. The...
Published April 30th 2003 by Routledge
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....
Published April 30th 1999 by Routledge
14-19 Qualifications, Frameworks and Systems
Focuses on the 14-19 curriculum and qualification debates around the Dearing Review. It identifies the main parameters of this area of policy development for the future and argues strongly for a staged process to reform which ultimately leads to a unified 14-19 qualifications system....
Published January 31st 1997 by Routledge