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Hidden Curriculum
All those things learnt without being formally taught and often aquired simply through the everyday working of the schol, such as attitudes, obiedience and competitiveness.
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Tripartide System
The system of secondary education created in 1944, based on 3 types of schools. The 11+ exam was used to identify pupils abilities. Those identified as the most acedemic went to grammar schools, some went to technical schools and the rest went to sec
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Streaming
Where children are seperated into different ability groups or classes and then each ability group is taught seperatly.
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Self-fulfilling prophecy
Where the prediction made about a person or group comes true simply because it is made. 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, making th
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Ethnocentric
Seeing, judgeing something in a biased way from the view point of a certain culture. Eg, the national curriculum is said to be ethnocontric, hence the difference in ethnicity and success in education.
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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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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 underachievement as the result of the lack of resources.
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The system of secondary education created in 1944, based on 3 types of schools. The 11+ exam was used to identify pupils abilities. Those identified as the most acedemic went to grammar schools, some went to technical schools and the rest went to sec

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Tripartide System

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

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Where the prediction made about a person or group comes true simply because it is made. 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, making th

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Seeing, judgeing something in a biased way from the view point of a certain culture. Eg, the national curriculum is said to be ethnocontric, hence the difference in ethnicity and success in education.

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