Educational Policy in Britian before 1988

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The state made education compulosry from this year.
1880 for 5-13 year olds.
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The cause for educated members of society.
Industrialisation- an educated workforce.
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The year education began to be influenced by the idea of meritocracy.
1944
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The Education Act established this.
The Tripartite System.
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The exam taken to allocate children to different schools.
The 11+
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Mainly middle-class children attended here.
Grammar Schools
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The actual effect the Tripartite System had.
Reproduced class inequality.
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The schooling system introduced in 1965 onwards.
The comprehensive School System.
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The comprehensive school system aimed to abolish this.
The 11+ along with grammars and secondary moderns.
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The Functionalists view of the role of education.
Fulfilling essential functions such as social integration and meritocratic selection for future work roles.
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The Marxists view of the role of education.
It serves the interests of capitalism by reproducing and legitimating class inequality.
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The view that comprehensives promote social integration by bringing children of different social backgrounds under one roof.
Functionalists View.
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Julienne Ford (1969).
Found little social mixing between the classes due to streaming.
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Causes for denying working class chuildren equal opportunities.
Streaming and labelling in schools.
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The Education Act established this.

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The exam taken to allocate children to different schools.

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