By Peter Gordon, Denis Lawton
This is often an up to date consultant for academics and oldsters, directors, governors , scholars and others to aid the locate their means in regards to the more and more advanced international of schooling. the most part offers a dictionary that's greater than an easy set of definitions: many phrases in schooling were placed into a few form of historic context to develop into totally significant. the second one half provides a few vital landmarks from the 19th century to the current time, and likewise offers an inventory of political heads of schooling on the grounds that country schooling was once confirmed. the ultimate part is dedicated to a listing of acronyms and abbreviations, either one of which were the topic of a number of definitions in recent times.
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CTCs were established as part of the 1988 Education Reform Act (ERA). The original idea of CTCs, as conceived by Kenneth Baker, then Secretary of State for Education, was that they would be financed by industry and commerce and would provide an alternative to local education authority schools, whilst not being selective schools. Education is free and they cater for all abilities. In practice, it has been difficult to attract sufficient money from the private sector and considerable state funds were provided for these schools.
It was founded in 1878 as an independent organisation operating under Royal Charter. It offers qualifications in over 500 subjects at all levels from basic skills to high professional standards. 5 million component entries per year. g. full information and communications technology facilities, design technology and other innovative features. They act as hubs for a number of schools in an area. The centres are open for at least 12 hours a day throughout the year to encourage learning. Each centre is administered by a management board made up of representatives from the centre, the local education authority and other partners.
It also noted the comparatively meagre supply of secondary school places for girls. Although these recommendations were not adopted, they were influential in subsequent changes made at the beginning of this century. (See also eleven plus examination, girls’ education) bulge A metaphor used to indicate the increase in the number of pupils reaching a stage in the educational process. The term was used in the UK to indicate the growing demand for school places resulting from the increased number of births immediately following the Second World War.
Dictionary of British Education (Woburn Education Series) by Peter Gordon, Denis Lawton