New right and education

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THE NEW RIGHT AND EDUCATION.
NR is similar to functionalists ; they share the same ideals and
argue on what society should be like.
o NR are concerned that ideal is under threat.
NR ideals similar to functionalists:
o Believe that some are more naturally talented than others.
Agree that education should be meritocratic , more
incentive to work hard .
Education should socialize students into shared
values . Gives sense or national identity. British
values.
o Believe in tradition. E.g. nuclear family best
to raise children. Mum housewife and dad is
breadwinner.
NR influenced by neo liberalism:
o Political approach had significant influence on education
since 1979.
Conservative, new labor and coalition GOVT
implementing their ideas.
Neo liberalism argues that the state should not intervene with
society.
o Should allow more freedom
GVMNTS should encourage competition and therefore
privatize state-run business.
SOCIALISATION.
Education should pass on shared culture.
o Ensure status quo is maintained and traditions remain.
SKILLS.
Education should provide skills so families are self-sufficient.
o Male is breadwinner in family and main earner, should be
equipped by education.
NR are worried that education is not adequately preforming
these functions.
WHY U SO WORRIED????

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STATE CONTROL.
Resulted in a inefficiency and lack of business initiative.
o Schools not trying hard enough and standards are
slipping.
Schools know that they get unconditional
funding so there is no initiativeto improve.
Schools haven't given pupils the skills
they need for a job.
o Too many have ended up without a
job and on benefits.
It becomes a dependency
culture .
One major difference, NR don't think that the state can
run an efficient education system.Functionalism is more
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They will most likely rely on
benefits.
Solutions???????
o NR
State should impose competition structure.
OFSTED
Government org, encourages raising
standards and competition.
o Make sure schools pass on shared
culture, ensures good work ethic.
Chubb and Moe
o Private school children preform 5% better .
This is due to private schools answering to
consumers.
To make state schools like private schools
marketization should be introduced.
o Its the introduction of market force ,
consumer choice and competition.…read more

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