Module Identifier ED10410  
Academic Year 2000/2001  
Co-ordinator Merris Griffiths  
Semester Semester 2  
Co-Requisite Prospective Honours students should select three other modules chosen from : ED10210, ED10310, ED10510, ED10610. No co-requisites for other students.  
Course delivery Lecture   10 Hours  
  Seminars / Tutorials   5 Hours  
Assessment Exam   2 Hours Written exam.   75%  
  Continuous assessment   Assignment of 2,000 words   25%  
Further details  

Brief description
This module provides an introduction to education policies and issues in England and Wales. It sets current education policy in the historic context of educational developments and change, whilst introducing some major contemporary education issues.

Aims of the module


Learning outcomes
At the end of this module students should be able to:

Reading Lists
Aldrich, R.. (1996) Education for the Nation. London: Cassell
Brooks. R.. (1991) Contemporary Debates in Education - An Historical Perspective. London: Longman
Docking, J.. National School Policy. (1996),. London: David Fulton
Holt, G.. (1998) Education in England and Wales: a guide to the system. Slough: NFER
Lowe, R. (1997) Schooling and Social Change 1964-1990. London: Routledge.
Mackinnon, D. (1996) Education in the UK: facts and figures. London: Hodder & Stoughton in association with The Open University.