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Hidden Curriculum
All those things learnt without being formally taught and often aquired simply through the everyday working of the school, such as attitudes, obiedience and competitiveness
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Cultural Captial
The knowledge, attitudes, values, language, taste and abilities that the middle class transmit to their children. Bourdieu argues that educational success is largely due to the possession of cultural capital
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Tripartide System
The system of secondary education, based on 3 types of schools. The 11+ exam was ued to identify pupils abilities. Those identified as the most academic went to grammar schools, some went to technical schools and the rest went to modern schools
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Streaming
Where children are seperated into different ability groups or classes and then each ability group is taught seperately
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Self Fulfilling Prophecy
Where the prediction made about a person or group comes true simply because it is amde. In predicting that some pupils will do badly, teachers will treat them in line with these low expectations. This will discourage the pupils from trying
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Curriculum
Those things taught or learnt in educations institutions. The overt or official curriculum includes subjects and courses offered
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Labelling
The process of attatching a definition or meaning to an individual or group. Often the label is a stereotype that defines all members of a group in the same way
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Marketisation
The policy of introduing market forces of supply and demand into areas run by the state such as education. The 1988 education reform act began the marketisation of education by encouraging compotition between schools and choice of parents
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Material Deprivation
Poverty, a lack of the basic needs such as an adequate diet, housing, clothing or money to buy these things. In education this explains working class underachievment as the result of the lack of resources
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Parentocracy
'Ruled by parents'. The concept is associated with marketisation of education which is based on the ideology of parental choice
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The knowledge, attitudes, values, language, taste and abilities that the middle class transmit to their children. Bourdieu argues that educational success is largely due to the possession of cultural capital

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Cultural Captial

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The system of secondary education, based on 3 types of schools. The 11+ exam was ued to identify pupils abilities. Those identified as the most academic went to grammar schools, some went to technical schools and the rest went to modern schools

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Where children are seperated into different ability groups or classes and then each ability group is taught seperately

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Where the prediction made about a person or group comes true simply because it is amde. In predicting that some pupils will do badly, teachers will treat them in line with these low expectations. This will discourage the pupils from trying

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