This book is aimed at teachers, student teachers and others who are concerned at the inequalities of social class, 'race', gender, sexuality, disability and special needs apparent within schools.
Written by specialists in the field from schools and institutes of higher education, the book examines each National Curriculum subject, analyses it in terms of culture and ideology and gives detailed suggestions on how to promote equality and equal opportunities within it.
Part 1 The wider context: conceptual issues for the secondary schools; Conservative education policy reforms; equality and secondary education - what are the facts?; New Labour and the Conservative reconstruction of initial teacher education. Part 2 Foundation subjects key stages 3 and 4: the core subjects - maths, English, science; the non-core subjects - design and technology, history, geography, music, art, physical education, modern foreign languages. Part 3 Sex education and cross-curricular issues key stages 3 and 4: religious studies, sex education, GNVQs; promoting equal opportunities - a whole school policy.
Series: Introduction to Education
Number Of Pages: 370
Published: 12th January 1999
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.6 x 13.5
Weight (kg): 0.44
Edition Number: 1