Sociology - Education

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What is social control? (In terms of the education system)
Teaching acceptance of rules and authority e.g obeying the teacher
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What is secondary socialisation? (In terms of the education system)
Teaching norms and values, continuation of primary socialisation of the family
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What is social mobility? (In terms of the education system)
Achieve high qualifications, therefore achieving a higher position in society
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What is social cohesion? (In terms of the education system)
Norms and values in school reflect ones in culture and give people an identity
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What is the functionalist view on education?
Schools serve the economy, social mobility, selection and 'britishness'
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What is the marxist view on education?
It benefits privileged groups and re-enforces social inequalities over time
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What are the factors affecting educational success?
Gender, ethnicity, social class and curriculm
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Identify one act that is education as a political issue
Education Act (Butler Act) 1944 - Tripart system (3 schools) 11+ exam and free compulsary education until 15
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Identify one act that is education as a political issue
1988 Education Reform Act - competition between schools, Ofsted, National Curriculum
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