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Cowan, Steven; McCulloch, Gary; Woodin, Tom – History of Education, 2012
This paper examines the connections between the school building programme in England and the raising of the school leaving age (ROSLA) from 14 to 15 in 1947 and then to 16 in 1972. These two major developments were intended to help to ensure the realisation of "secondary education for all" in the postwar period. The combination led in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Compulsory Education, Age, Secondary Education
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McCulloch, Gary – History of Education, 2012
"History of Education" has published a steady stream of papers on the history of secondary education over the first 40 years of its existence. This corpus of research has been generated in the context of renewed interest in the history of secondary education that has been stimulated by developments in social and historical inquiry as…
Descriptors: Secondary Education, Educational History, Secondary School Curriculum, Educational Policy
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McCulloch, Gary – History of Education, 2011
This paper explores the contribution of James Bryce as an Assistant Commissioner to the Taunton Commission from 1865 to 1868. It highlights his criticisms of the English middle class and of middle-class education represented in the endowed grammar schools of Lancashire, England. These criticisms were based partly on finely detailed observation of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Middle Class, Educational History, Secondary Education
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McCulloch, Gary – History of Education, 2007
This paper, based on the author's presidential address to the History of Education Society in November 2006, explores aspects of continuity and change over the past 40 years with particular reference to educational reform and the development of the History of Education Society itself. It assesses the significance of the work of the playwright Alan…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Professional Associations, Educational History, Traditionalism