Sociology - Education part 1

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Academies
Publicly funded, independent, local schools that provide a free education for all abilities. They are established by sponsors who work with local partners and academies offer a broad and balanced curriculum for all abilities.
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Assisted Places Scheme
Government and local authorities provide money for children who come from modest backgrounds to be educated in fee-paying schools. This may be reinforcing the idea that independent schools provide better education than state schools
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AVEC
Vocational A - level, created in 2000 to replace GNVQ. It was withdrawn in 2004
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Beacon schools
From 1998 - 2005 there was an award for outstanding primary and secondary schools in England and Wales. The awarded schools were to be seen as a good example, they were funded to help build partnerships with each other and to help other schools.
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BTEC
Business and technology education council, a vocational qualification.
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Catchment area
The area and population around a particular school.
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City technical colleges
A type of secondary school introduced in the 1980's designed to deliver high quality teaching for vocational training in particular. They got funding from industries as they gained from the skills learnt.
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City technology colleges
Located in inner cities and specialised. sponsored by private industries.
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Compensatory education
Started in America in the mid 1950's, programs such as Operation Headstart aimed to overcome children's cognitive and motivational problems which came from their deprived background. it blames the individual but the system may have been failing them
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Comprehensivisation
Secondary schools started to be reorganised from selective to comprehensive (they take children of all abilities and educate them together). The secondary school system was created by the 1944 education act and was selective. By 1979 most converted.
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Government and local authorities provide money for children who come from modest backgrounds to be educated in fee-paying schools. This may be reinforcing the idea that independent schools provide better education than state schools

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Assisted Places Scheme

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Vocational A - level, created in 2000 to replace GNVQ. It was withdrawn in 2004

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From 1998 - 2005 there was an award for outstanding primary and secondary schools in England and Wales. The awarded schools were to be seen as a good example, they were funded to help build partnerships with each other and to help other schools.

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Business and technology education council, a vocational qualification.

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