Module Identifier ED30920  
Academic Year 2001/2002  
Co-ordinator Professor Paul Ghuman  
Semester Intended for use in future years  
Next year offered N/A  
Next semester offered N/A  
Course delivery Lecture   10 Hours  
  Seminars / Tutorials   10 Hours  
Assessment Assignment   2,500 words   50%  
  Exam   3 Hours   50%  

Brief description

The main aim of the course is to deepen students' understanding of the multicultural natue of contemporary British society and its bearing on the education of all children. It examines the theories and practices underpinning multicultural educational policies in the United Kingdom and overseas.

Aims of the module


Among the issues examined are:

Learning outcomes



Reading Lists

DES. (1985) The Swann Report: Education for All.. London: HMSO
GHUMAN, P A S. (1999) Asian Adolescents in the West.. Leicester: The British Psychological Society
GHUMAN, P A S. (1997) Asian Teachers in British Schools.. Clevedon: Multilingual Matters
JAMES, A and JEFFCOATE. (1981) The School in the Multicultural Society.. London: Harper & Row in association with the Open University Press
TOMLINSON, S. (1994) Multicultural Education in All White Schools. London: Routledge
VERMA, G K. (1986) Ethnicity and Educational Achievement in British Schools.. London: Macmillan