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Reforms to schooling in the UK: a review of some major reforms and their evaluation

McNally, Sandra (2005) Reforms to schooling in the UK: a review of some major reforms and their evaluation. German Economic Review, 6 (3). pp. 287-296. ISSN 1468-0475

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Identification Number: 10.1111/j.1468-0475.2005.00133.x

Abstract

We aim to give a brief overview of some important reforms to the school system in the UK and existing evidence on their consequences. These reforms include a change in the type of secondary school open to pupils – from a selective to comprehensive system; a change in the examination system; quasi-market reforms; area-based initiatives; reforms to the content and structure of teaching; payments to encourage the pursuit of education beyond compulsory schooling.

Item Type: Article
Official URL: http://www.blackwell-synergy.com/loi/GEER
Additional Information: © 2005 Verein fur Socialpolitik and Blackwell Publishing Ltd.
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HB Economic Theory
Sets: Research centres and groups > Centre for the Economics of Education (CEE)
Collections > Economists Online
Research centres and groups > Centre for Economic Performance (CEP)
Date Deposited: 01 Apr 2008 11:47
Last Modified: 01 Oct 2010 08:51
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/4047

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