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Education in the United Kingdom

By: Brock, Colin (University of Durham, UK)(Edited by) Brock, Colin (University of Durham, UK)(Series edited by)

Part of the Education Around the World series
1474270603 / 9781474270601
Paperback
370.941
08/09/2016
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England
24 cm 392 pages
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Reprint. Originally published: 2015.

Education in the United Kingdom is a comprehensive critical reference guide to education in England, Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland, The Isle of Man, The Channel Islands, Gibraltar, The Cayman Islands, Bermuda, Anguilla and The British Overseas Territories.

Although generically similar in education structures, the various components of the United Kingdom have separate systems, with some very distinctive differences.

The chapters, written by regional experts, offer a review of contemporary national and regional educational structures and policies, research innovation and trends.

Some of the themes covered include issues relating to the partition of Ireland, differences between maintained and independent schooling, language issues and radical alternatives in teacher education.

Including a comparative introduction to the issues facing education in the region as a whole, this book is an essential reference for researchers, scholars, international agencies and policy-makers.

BIC:

1DBK United Kingdom, Great Britain, JNA Philosophy & theory of education, JNFR Multicultural education

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