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the context…


When you are studying (ore preparing to study) education it can be useful to learn about the overall context.

There was a useful review of the recent history of education last week on Radio 4. It was called Teachers vs Government: seventy years of education policy. It is available on iplayer here.

r4 edIt is also available on Box of Broadcasts if you are current student.

For me, a teacher whose first job in a school was in 1985, it was interesting to hear the changes I have experienced summarised and discussed. For those of you who have recently begun working in the educational system it is very useful for you to know this background.

Author: Jean

Senior Lecturer, Education at the University of Northampton. Admissions Tutor for the Foundation Degree Learning and Teaching.

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