Sociology - Education part 4

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Marketisation
The move towards educational provision being determined by market forces
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Meritocracy
Occupational positions are allocated justly on the bases of merit rather than other factors such as class, gender, wealth or ethnicity. Marxists would argue that 'meritocracy is a myth'.
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Meritocratic
A system in which advancement is based on individual ability or achievement.
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National Curriculum
What every pupil in every state school must learn, decided by the government.
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New Vocalisationalism
A series of measures in the 1980's that re-emphasized the importance of work-related education.
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NVQ
National Vocational Qualification - work based qualification.
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Party of esteem
Equal status, equally valued.
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Private schools
Fee paying schools
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Public schools
The top fee-paying private schools e.g. Eton, Harrow etc.
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Public Subcultures
A lot of research has been carried out in the anti-school culture area. Ball found that the school banding system contributed to the creation of anti-school and pro-school subcultures. Anti-school pupils deliberately rejected school values.
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Occupational positions are allocated justly on the bases of merit rather than other factors such as class, gender, wealth or ethnicity. Marxists would argue that 'meritocracy is a myth'.

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Meritocracy

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A system in which advancement is based on individual ability or achievement.

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What every pupil in every state school must learn, decided by the government.

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A series of measures in the 1980's that re-emphasized the importance of work-related education.

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