2nd ed. - Basingstoke ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2009.
xvi, 280 p. ; 22 cm.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 254-267) and index.
Introduction Why Education Matters The Rise and Fall of the Post War Consensus From Callaghan to Major: 1976-97 Education and New Labour The Privatization of Education The Changing Worlds of Education Policy The Evolving Curriculum from 5 to 14 The 14-19 Continuum: Issues and Policies for Education and Training Higher Education Pre-School Provision and Lifelong Learning Issues of Diversity, Equality and Citizenship Conclusion.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)
The new edition of this text by a leading authority provides a comprehensive but critical assessment of the making of education policy in Britain today covering pre-school and higher as well as primary and secondary education - and taking full account of the impact of devolution. (source: Nielsen Book Data)