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making of the 1944 Education Act

by Barber, Michael

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Published by Cassell in London, New York, NY .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain.
    • Subjects:
    • Great Britain.,
    • Educational law and legislation -- Great Britain.,
    • Education and state -- Great Britain.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [123]-124) and index.

      StatementMichael Barber.
      SeriesCassell education
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKD3600 .A3 1994
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxi, 130 p. ;
      Number of Pages130
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1431215M
      ISBN 100304326593, 0304326615
      LC Control Number93042667

      This book presents a clear overview of the debates that surrounded the making of the Act, which affected every aspect of education in this country. It gives a detailed account of the tripartite divisions into 'three types of child' that were sanctioned in the reforms of the s: 1. A key moment in educational reform seemed, and still seems, to be the Education Act of “It is a very great Act which makes - and in fact has made - possible as important and substantial advance in public education as this country has ever known.” (Dent 1). This paper shall deliver insight into the reforms of the Education Act.

      Appointed President of the Board of Education in , Richard 'Rab' Butler passed an Education Act in , promising 'Secondary Education for All'. Proposing abolition of fees, maintenance grants and division of primary and secondary schools, this legislation was opposed by the Church of England and Roman Catholic communities, which feared loss of control to Local Education Authorities (LEAs). The Education Act and its ramifications to date The purpose of this essay is to identify the features of the Education Act and its state of education prior to the Act will be mentioned and how it mirrored society as a whole.A critical appraisal of justifications for selection and comprehensivisation, as a successor to the tripartite system, will be addressed.

      Evaluating the Education Act 9As was the case with Act, it is important to note that the Butler Act dramatically widened provision of free education. As a result of its reforms, education became available to all people - regardless of their background - until the age of 9Furthermore, by making meritocracy one of the act's. – There were three developments in education during this period: the Balfour Act () which created Local Education Authorities, the Fisher Act () which raised the school leaving age from 12 to 14, and the Hadow Reports (–31) one of which recommended school transfer at 11, so creating the idea of the primary school.


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