Primary Education From Plowden To The 1990s

Primary Education From Plowden To The 1990s

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The Plowden Report delivered high ambitions for more equitable treatment of the under-fives and intended to allow parents and children more influence. Examining how these recommendations have worked in practice, this volume considers changes due to the 1988 Act.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 200 pages
  • 159 x 235 x 12.7mm | 476g
  • Routledge Falmer
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 185000708X
  • 9781850007081

Table of contents

Children - separately and together; what shall children be taught?; the curriculum - the main subdivisions; who determines the curriculum?; the central government's role, 1964-1979; the interventions of the central government and parliament, 1979-1989; assessment and accountability; the National Curriculum and assessment; operating the curriculum; the beginning of a new road.
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