Educational Policies

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TRIPARTITE SYSTEM

1944 idea of meritocracy

11+ exams to identify pupils ability and to allocate to suitable high schools

1)Grammar schools 2)Technical high schools 3)Secondary moderns

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1988 EDUCATION REFORM ACT

Marketisation policy- idea of 'education market'

=1) Parentocracy- greater parental choice- leaugue tables, published exam results, OFSTED reports

  2)reduced state control

  3)increased competition between schools

  4)open enrolment

  5)silt shifting- 'good' schools avoid taking less able students

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REDUCING CLASS INEQUALITY

Cultural Deprivation-Ccompensatory Education (CE)

Sure Start-focus on early years to stimulate linguistic development

Material Deprivation

-Free school meals, breakfast club

-EMA

 -Bursary at uni

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MULTI-CULTURAL EDUCATION

Policies to tackle ethnic inequality

Additional language support

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EDUACTION BEFORE 1988

-No state schools-the state spent no public money on education

-1880- school compulsory aged 5-13. Type of education received depended on class-middle class prepared for office work & professional fields, working class trained for factory work.

2 types of school;

1)Grammar schools- academic curriculum + non-manual jobs for those who passed 11+ exam, mainly middle class

2)Secondary modern schools- non academic,curriculum, for those who failed11+, mainly working class 

Reproduced class inequality rather than meritocracy

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COALITION GOV POLICIES-2010

Acadamies- government funded, free control

Free schools- set up and run by parents, teacher, faith organisations,

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