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Formal Learning
Formal learning: takes place in schools – the subjects and courses studied.
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Informal Education
Things learnt in school that are not formally taught:Obedience,being puncyual,polite.
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Comprehensive Schools
Non-selective:It means all children can attend the same type of secondary school regardless of their ability.
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Selective Schools
Schools: Selects pupils on some type of ability: academic/ sporting talents
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Special Schools
School for pupils with special educational needs
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Privale/Independate Schools
Not funded by the government; raises money through fees/ private sector.
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Secondary Socialisation
Learning the norms and values of society through agents such as:school, religion and media.
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Specialist Schools
Schools:Specialise in particular subject areas such as languages or technology.
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Social Mobility
Where people change position or status in society – education
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Material Deprevation
Lack of money to buy items which might encourage educational success :equipment, computers, tutors
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Immediate Gratification
Getting a Job immediately after sixth fom/year 11
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Defferred Gratification
Choosing to go to university;then finding a job
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Labelling
The process of :Attaching a characteristic/ definition to an individual or group and then treating them according to their label e.g. being labelled as a ‘lazy’ pupil
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Self-Fufilling Prophecy
Living up to the label. Assumptions about the label are carried out.
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Setting
Putting pupils into a class based on their ability i.e. maths.
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Streaming
Placed in same class in subjects based on their general ability.
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Sub-Culture
Groups of students: In school/society who have different norms and values to everyone else.
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Ethnocentric-Curriculum
Text books/content of what is taught is dominated by one ethnic group
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Catchmen Area
Most comprehensive schools will accept pupils from a certain geographical location
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Vocational Eduaction
Work or career related education – often these courses have a practical element
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Leauge Tables
A table: Published to show the performance of state schools on GCSE and A level results.
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Ofsted
organisation which inspects schools to ensure they are doing their jobs correctly. reports are published.
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Ofsted
organisation which inspects schools to ensure they are doing their jobs correctly. reports are published.
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Informal Education

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Things learnt in school that are not formally taught:Obedience,being puncyual,polite.

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Comprehensive Schools

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Selective Schools

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Special Schools

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