Marketisation

Who was the prime minister in 1988 and what party where they from?
Margaret Thatcher and the Conservative Party
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What is marketisation?
The idea that a school is run like a business
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What is the process of marketisation?
Introducing market forces of consumer choice and competition between suppliers into areas run by the state-education
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What does the ERA stand for and when was it introduced?
Education Reform Act 1988
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How did the ERA create an education market?
Reducing the direct state control over education and increasing competition between schools and parental choice of school
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Who was introduced Marketisation?
Margaret Thatcher
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What did New Labour use marketisation to do?
To emphasise standards, diversity and choice
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What did the coalition government take marketisation further to do?
Create academies and free schools
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What does the publication of league tables and Ofsted do?
Ranks each school
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What sponsors schools?
Businesses
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What does open enrolment allow?
Successful schools to recruit more pupils
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What do special schools allow for parents?
Them to have more choice
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What do formula funding schools receive?
Funding for pupils
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What do academies provide?
Schools to specialise in a subject and to have more choice when spending money
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What do schools have to compete to attract?
Pupils
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What is parentocracy?
When parents have a choice
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Who suggested that marketised education is a parentocracy?
Miriam David (1993)
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What does parentocracy mean?
That it is run by parents
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What have supporters of marketisation suggested?
That in the education market, power shifts away from producers (teachers and schools) to the consumers (parents)
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What do the supporters of marketisation claim?
That this encourages diversity, gives parents more choices and raises standards
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Parentocracy can also be said to be a?
Myth
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What do schools do?
Advertise and force choice
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What does over subscription mean for pupils?
That there isn't enough places for all of them
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What power do teachers have?
The power to sanction
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What do the schools state?
The subjects you choose
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To get into sixth form you have to go through what?
Interviews
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What do the teachers pick?
What exams we do
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What do schools also recruit?
The teachers
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What do the teachers have to agree to?
Parental decisions
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What is controlled and monitored?
Absence rates
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What do parents receive if they take their children on holiday in school time?
A fine
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What is marketisation?

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The idea that a school is run like a business

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What is the process of marketisation?

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What does the ERA stand for and when was it introduced?

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How did the ERA create an education market?

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