Stories from the field
A Generation of Radical Educational Change is an exploration of the revolutionary impact of the greater and continuing involvement of central government in education policy-making which began in 1976 and was accelerated by the 1988 Education Act and subsequent legislation. The main question it...
To Be Published January 6th 2016 by Routledge
Is there life after death for secondary education? This book focuses upon the quality of learning. ‘Reform’, so called, too often begins with qualifications, examinations, institutional provision, paths of progression. All those are very important, but their value lies in the support they give to...
Published September 5th 2012 by Routledge
60 years of the British Journal of Educational Studies
Series: Education Heritage
Education Matters draws together a selection of the most influential papers published in the British Journal of Educational Studies by many of the leading scholars in the field over the past sixty years. This unique collection of seminal articles published since the first issue of the Journal...
Published February 13th 2012 by Routledge
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 26th 2009 by Routledge
Examines the ideals which lay behind the development of comprehensive schools. Written by 14 British educationalists, this text considers the evidence and suggests how further progress might be made within the moral framework of secondary education for all, irrespective of background or ability....
Published March 11th 1997 by Routledge