Whose School is it Anyway? (häftad)
Format
Häftad (Paperback / softback)
Språk
Engelska
Antal sidor
175
Utgivningsdatum
1998-03-01
Förlag
Routledge Falmer
Illustrationer
black & white illustrations
Dimensioner
232 x 163 x 9 mm
Vikt
295 g
Antal komponenter
1
Komponenter
viii, 160 p. ;
ISBN
9780750706711
Whose School is it Anyway? (häftad)

Whose School is it Anyway?

Power and politics

Häftad Engelska, 1998-03-01
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In the 1970s, two events in particular, the William Tyndale School and James Callaghan's Ruskin speech, generated extensive media coverage and political activity and became 'watersheds' along the path to political and educational reform. This has shaped the system of school and governments in the 1990s. This book revisits Tyndale and Ruskin and examines their legacy. Drawing on contemporary accounts of a number of key individuals who were involved in those watershed events, it recasts their stories in the light of current changes in education. The book explores the extent to which both these events shifted assumptions about education and provided the rationale for policy changes. It argues that fundamental questions need to be asked about the nature of the reform agenda and in particular, the balance of power. It also places the reform agenda within an international context.
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'With its easy accessible style and storyline Whose School is it Anyway? will appeal to a variety of audiences including teachers, academics, researchers, politicians and policy advisers. There is something here for everyone.' - Education Journal

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Part 1 Constructing the reform agenda: your school or mine?; the end of an era; William Tyndale Junior School; the fallout from Tyndale; the Ruskin Speech - setting a new agenda?; Thatcher's legacy - Blair's new world. Part 2 Reconstructing the reform agenda for the 21st century: whose school? the local authority's or the governors'?; whose school? the headteacher's?; whose school? teachers', pupils' or parents'?; whose school is it anyway - it's ours.