Education; The New Right and Neoliberalism

what view does the New Right have on Education
Negative view, like functionalist
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what is their view on lone parent hood
Negative view, they rely on the state, welfare dependent
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what views are smilier to functionalist view
Schools should; be run on meritocratic principles of open competition, serve the needs of economy, socialise pupils into shared values, instilled a sense of national identity.
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what does 'one size fits all' approach impose?
imposes uniformity and disregarding local needs.
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what is the result of lower achieving students?
less of a qualified workforce and a less prosperous economy
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what are some New Right solutions?
bring a marketisation in education, competition between schools makes them more effective, more diversity and an increase in needs met.
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what did Chubb and Moe argue?
American state education system is inefficient and has failed to provide equal opportunities. Private schools deliver higher quality education, end of the system whereby schools automatically receive guaranteed funding
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why do The New Right favour national curriculum?
Through the national curriculum, schools transmit a shared culture and socialise pupils into a single cultural heritage.
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what are some evaluation points?
Creates inequality - Gerwitz and Ball argue that competition between schools benefits m/c parents and disadvantage poorer students which causes economic and cultural capital. it is contradictory. encourages an ethnocentric curriculum
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what is an ethnocentric curriculum ?
an attitude that gives priority to the culture and viewpoint of one particular ethnic group while disregarding others
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