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What works in primary schools?

Silva, Olmo (2009) What works in primary schools? Centrepiece, 14 (1). pp. 16-19. ISSN 1362-3761

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Abstract

Olmo Silva reviews the evidence on the effectiveness of increasing resources, modifying teaching methods and introducing choice and competition. Policies to improve primary education can involve increasing the resources available to schools, modifying teaching methods or introducing elements of accountability, choice and competition into education 'markets'. Olmo Silva reviews the latest evidence on the effectiveness of these three broad areas of intervention.

Item Type: Article
Official URL: http://cep.lse.ac.uk/centrepiece
Additional Information: © 2010 Centre for Economic Performance, The London School of Economics and Political Science
Library of Congress subject classification: L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > LB1501 Primary Education
Sets: Departments > Geography and Environment
Research centres and groups > Spatial Economics Research Centre
Research centres and groups > Centre for Economic Performance (CEP)
Collections > CentrePiece
Rights: http://www.lse.ac.uk/library/usingTheLibrary/academicSupport/OA/depositYourResearch.aspx
Identification Number: CEPCP284
Date Deposited: 15 Dec 2010 16:22
URL: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/30819/

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