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Education and Training 14-19

Education and Training 14-19
Curriculum, Qualifications and Organization

October 2008 | 176 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd
The authors provide an overview of current policy in the 14-19 area. They cover changes to 14-19 education, diplomas, and work-based learning in the context of new developments.

They provide a comprehensive and up-to-date account of the new 14-19 phase with a focus on A levels and GCSEs, the new 14-19 Diplomas vocational learning and institutional collaboration. Drawing on international and historical analysis, recent research and practice and interveiws with policy actors, the authors set out the case for a more unified and strongly collaborative approach to the organisation of upper secondary education in England.

The book is intended for education practitioners, policy-makers and researchers. It is for PGCE students on new 14-19 courses, and for those following Masters level courses on 14-19 curriculum and training.

The authros are both co-directors of the Nuffielld Review of 14-19 Education and Training in England and Wales, which is a six-year independent review of all aspects of 14-19 policy, research and practice funded by the Nuffield Foundation. The Review is based at the Department of Educational Studies, Oxford University.

Discussing a 14-19 Phase in England
Understanding 14-19
An Historical and Political Framework

Reforming General Education
The 14-19 Diplomas
Vocational Learning, Employers and the Work-Based Route
14-19 Organization and Governance
Towards Strongly Collaborative Systems

The Future Of The 14-19 Phase in England

An excellent read which outlines the current issues in the 14-19 sector. A useful text book for all Pcet stakeholders and those wishing to become teachers.

Dr Janet Oti
Newport School of Education, University of Wales, Newport
July 12, 2010

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