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Respecting Young People’s Informal Learning

post by JOCEY QUINN
Plymouth Institute of Education, Plymouth University

The framework for discussing education and social justice is often limited to the formal settings of nurseries, schools, colleges and universities. 479 more words

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The construction of student worth in policy enactments - past and present

post by MEG MAGUIRE
Professor of Sociology of Education, King’s College London

In the long-standing policies that have centred on grouping children, selecting some for ‘special treatment’ either because they have ‘learning difficulties’ or because they are ‘high ability’ or some such rhetoric of inclusion/exclusion, there is a pattern of continuity, albeit one that shifts its form and some of its practices. 675 more words

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Social Justice and Evidence-Based Education

post by RUTH BOYASK
Plymouth University

‘We all share a moral purpose – liberating individuals from ignorance, democratising access to knowledge, making opportunity more equal, giving every child an equal chance to succeed,’ … 945 more words

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Poorest children, richest teaching

post by RUTH LUPTON
Professor of Education, University of
Manchester

It is hard to find anyone these days who disagrees with the idea that educational opportunities should be equalised or that the poorest kids should get the richest teaching.   727 more words

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Can renewed interest in vocational education and training lead to its revitalisation?

post by Ann-Marie Bathmaker
Professor of Vocational and Higher Education, University of Birmingham

Vocational education, education, education is one of the new best solutions for both Conservative and Labour parties in the lead-up to the next election. 521 more words

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One Nation Labour the Coalition and Vocational Education and Training

post by JAMES AVIS
University of Huddersfield

Many of the policy proposals of One Nation Labour echo those of the Coalition, in terms of vocational education and training there are also continuities between the Coalition and the policy proposals of One Nation Labour. 550 more words

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Parent - School Relationships and Social In/Justice: Problems and Possibilities

post by GILL CROZIER
University of Roehampton

In Britain neo-liberal education policies have driven ‘parental involvement’ behaviours beyond merely checking the children’s homework or hearing them read. 757 more words

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