Private Education: Tradition and Diversity

Private Education: Tradition and Diversity

by Geoffrey Walford


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780826485991
Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic
Publication date: 12/01/2005
Pages: 258
Product dimensions: 6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.62(d)

About the Author

Geoffrey Walford is Professor of Education Policy and a Fellow of Green College at Oxford University. He is the author of over 100 academic articles and books, and the Editor of the Oxford Review of Education.

Table of Contents

Introduction1, Private Schools in EnglandPart I. Traditional private schools2. A revolution in chains3. The changing professionalism of public school teachers4. Classification and framing in boarding schools5. Girls' private schooling: past and presentPart II Private schools and educational policy6. How dependent is the independent sector? 7. Independent schools and tax policy under Mrs Thatcher8. City technology colleges: A private magnitism? 9. From City Technology Colleges to sponsored grant-maintained schoolsPart III Private religious schools and diversity of schools10. The fate of the new Christian schools: from growth to decline? 11. Classification and framing of the curriculum in evangelical Christian and Muslim schools in England and the Netherlands12. Muslim schools in Britain

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