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Moncrieffe, Marlon; Moncrieffe, Audrey – London Review of Education, 2019
It is observable that display boards are being applied widely by primary schools as visual representations for teaching and learning about the stated fundamental British values of democracy, the rule of law, individual liberty and the mutual respect and tolerance of those with different faiths and beliefs. The research presented by this article is…
Descriptors: Nationalism, Self Concept, Democracy, Freedom
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West, Anne – London Review of Education, 2015
This paper explores the governance of school-based and early education in England under the Conservative-Liberal Democrat Coalition Government (2010-15). It draws on three prominent Coalition policy areas--the academies programme, the pupil premium, and free part-time early education--and focuses on changes to the role played by central government…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Policy, Governance, Politics of Education
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Brown, Chris – London Review of Education, 2013
The process of "knowledge adoption" is defined as the means through which policy-makers digest, accept then "take on board" research findings. It is argued in Brown, however, that current models designed to explain knowledge adoption activity fail to fully account for the complexities that affect its operation. Within this…
Descriptors: Evidence, Educational Policy, Models, Public Officials
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Rogers, Lynne – London Review of Education, 2011
The training of teachers in upper secondary education varies considerably dependent on whether training is undertaken as a secondary school teacher or as a teacher within the Further Education (FE) system. Indeed, until the late 1990s, the training of teachers in FE had been the focus of little regulation by Government. Differences also occur…
Descriptors: Secondary Education, Adult Education, Educational Change, Teacher Education
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Hodgson, Ann; Spours, Ken – London Review of Education, 2011
Here we draw on recent research and on earlier contributions on convergence and divergence across Great Britain to consider possible future trajectories for 14-19 education and training in England. We use a UK-wide lens to reflect on 14-19 strategies in England by showing how common issues can be tackled in different ways in Scotland, Wales and…
Descriptors: Education Work Relationship, Foreign Countries, Models, Educational Change
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Gunning, Dennis; Raffe, David – London Review of Education, 2011
This article reviews recent policies for 14-19 learning in Wales and Scotland, and discusses the extent to which these policies have diverged from England following parliamentary devolution in 1999. It distinguishes different types of divergence and suggests that many policy differences have not been about major issues of educational philosophy or…
Descriptors: Educational Philosophy, Foreign Countries, Educational Policy, Educational Objectives
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Wilde, Stephanie; Wright, Susannah – London Review of Education, 2007
This paper examines the views of staff at higher education institutions on how well 14-19 education and training prepares young people for higher education (HE) study. It draws upon research involving focus groups with approximately 250 academic and admissions staff at 21 higher education institutions in England and Wales. The data collection was…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Secondary Education, Articulation (Education), Readiness