Educational Policy

Tripartite System (1944)
Gain access to grammar schools through 11+ exams, most working-class failed and went to secondary modern
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Comprehensive system (1965)
Abolished 11+, local school, grammar schools still available for middle class
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Functionalists (comprehensives)
see them as meritocratic, promotes integration
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Marxists (comprehensives)
reproduces inequality through streaming and labelling,myth of meritocracy
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Marketisation
introduction of market forces of consumer choice and competition into state run institutions
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1988 Education Reform Act
introduced marketisation policies: league tables, formula funding,academies etc
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Reproduction of inequality
league tables, funding formula, parental choice, myth of parentocracy
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League Tables
>league tables: schools with good results cream-skim the best pupils (worse schools get worse pupils-silt shifting)
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Funding formula
schools funded on how many pupils they recruit
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Myth of parentocracy
marketisation legitimates inequality
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Privatisation
other types of schools:academies, free schools,fragmented centralisation
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Blurring the public/private boundary
many senior public sector employees move into private education, bringing insider knowledge
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Cola-isation of schools
private sells to pupils through vending machines, develops brand loyalty, sponsorships etc
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Abolished 11+, local school, grammar schools still available for middle class

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Comprehensive system (1965)

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see them as meritocratic, promotes integration

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reproduces inequality through streaming and labelling,myth of meritocracy

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introduction of market forces of consumer choice and competition into state run institutions

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