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.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 200 pages
  • 156 x 234mm | 367g
  • Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • ROUTLEDGE
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Reprint
  • 1138979333
  • 9781138979338

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.show more