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Boyson on Education - Rhodes Boyson

Boyson on Education

Paperback Published: 10th October 1996
ISBN: 9780720610192
Number Of Pages: 224

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In this new study Boyson takes a close look at the whole spectrum of education in Britain, making illuminating comparisons with other countries and suggesting ways in which education at all levels can be improved.

Forewordp. 7
What Are Schools For?p. 11
Pre-school Educationp. 15
The Infant Schoolp. 20
The Junior Schoolp. 25
The Secondary School Curriculump. 29
Secondary School Reorganizationp. 35
The General Certificate of Educationp. 40
'A' Levels, GNVQs and the Sixth-Form Curriculump. 44
Apprenticeshipsp. 49
Teacher Recruitment and Trainingp. 53
Religious, Moral and Sex Educationp. 58
School Disciplinep. 64
Sports Educationp. 70
Assisted Places, Grant-maintained Schools and the Educational Voucherp. 74
Independent Schoolsp. 83
Higher Educationp. 86
The Open University and Adult Educationp. 94
Education, Identity and Political Correctnessp. 96
Political Partiesp. 99
Educational Comparisons with Other Countriesp. 105
How Do We Improve Educational Standards?p. 110
How to Choose a School for Your Childp. 116
Basic Information for Parents and Governorsp. 117
Constitution of Governing Bodies for LEA Schoolsp. 118
How to Become a Grant-maintained Schoolp. 119
National Tests in Schoolsp. 120
External Examinationsp. 121
Further Readingp. 123
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ISBN: 9780720610192
ISBN-10: 0720610192
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 224
Published: 10th October 1996
Publisher: Peter Owen Ltd
Country of Publication: GB
Weight (kg): 0.18