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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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Seconadry Socialisation
Learning the norms and values of society through agents such as:school, religion and media.
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Social Mobility
people change position or status in society – education
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Material Depravation
Lack of money to buy items which might encourage educational success i.e. equipment, computers, tutors
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Cultural Depravation
Lack: Norms and values necessary for child to be successful
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Immediate Gratification
choosing to get a job after sixthform/Year 11
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Defferred Gratification
Getting a job after university
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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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Putting pupils into a class based on their ability i.e. maths.
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Placed in same class in all subjects based on their general ability.
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Groups of students: In school/society who have different norms and values to everyone else.
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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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organisation which inspects schools to ensure they are doing their jobs correctly. Reports are published.
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policy of bringing competition into education – Schools made to compete to improve standards in schools
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System: everyone is seen as having equal opportunity to succeed. Success :Based on ability and effort not social class/gender/ethnicity.
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Educational maintenance allowance – Attempts to make up for material deprivation
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Compulsory Education
Children must have a proper education by law
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Grammar School
Teaches traditional academic subjects in a traditional way
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Comprehensive Schools
All children can attend regardless of ability
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National Curriculum
Subjects that must be taught in most state schools by law
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Pupil Voice
Children:Consulted on their education.Give feedback to schools
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Multi-Cultural Enviroment
School: Values all cultures and backgrounds and acknowledges cultural differences between students.
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Schools teach the pupils that they want ;reject those who are not able.
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Peer Group
Consists of people of a similar age and background
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Cultural Deprivation
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Cultural Capital
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Beaker(1972):Teachers compare students to ideal pupil:Well-Spoken.Well-Behaved,Social Class,Perfect Uniform.
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Introduction to National Curriculum
Boys and Girls in Primary and Seconadry Schools :Have equal acess to the same subjects
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Institutional Racism
Being Racist in a way :that is not clear to the person that is being discriminated.
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Social Cohesion
Shared norms and values that bring people together as one society.
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What is De-Schooling
Schools should be abolished because: Compulsory nature of schools hinders learning process
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National Curriculum
Subjects and subject content that must be studied by all children
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National examinations taken at the age of 16 FrontBack What is a diploma? Qualification for 14-19 year-olds FrontBack What is a league table? Lists produced by the government indicating the position of each school in comparison to ot
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League tables
Lists produced by the government :Indicates the position of each school in comparison to others depending on their exam performance.
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Faith Schools
Their schools are reflected by their religious education.
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What are disadvantages and advanatges to Faith Schools
Advantages are that they achieve higher grades and also receive a religious education. Disadvantages are that admission policies may exclude certain groups of people.
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Grammar Schools
Schools that select their pupils based on academic ability
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Independant Schools
They are schools that set their own curriculum. They are funded by fees paid by parents. Independent schools don't follow the national curriculum
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Specialist Schools
Advantage:Children can learn skills to help with their disability; they have the most equipment to help children learn. The Disadvantage: Children are excluded from others who don't have disabilities
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Formal Curriclum
What students learn in their timetabled lessons like maths and english
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Way of dividing pupils according to their ability
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A way of dividing people to their supposed ability.
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Formed when pupils feel that they are not valued by the school / reach the goals of the school
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Things learnt in school that are not formally taught:Obedience,being puncyual,polite.


Informal Education

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Non-selective:It means all children can attend the same type of secondary school regardless of their ability.


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Card 4


Schools: Selects pupils on some type of ability: academic/ sporting talents


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School for pupils with special educational needs


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Josephine Sinaga

There are some spelling errors, but apart from that, it's very useful


Vocational Education is spelt wrong 


excellent spelling


I have never seen so many spelling mistakes. I wish I had counted them. Must be at least 30. Put me off printing the cards.

Miruthigaa Jayakumar

there are spelling mistakes but good source of information

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