|Module Title||POLICIES AND ISSUES IN EDUCATION|
|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%|
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
At the end of this module students should be able to:
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.