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A Lesson For Us All: The Making of the National Curriculum

A Lesson For Us All: The Making of the National Curriculum (Hardback)

By Graham, Duncan
By Tytler, David

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Originally published in 1993. A Lesson for Us All tells of the intrigue and pressures that surrounded the introduction of the National Curriculum, the most sweeping educational reform since 1944, and examines the roles of three education secretaries: Kenneth Baker, John MacGregor... and Kenneth Clarke. Duncan Graham was the man charged with introducing the new-style lessons into the 24,000 state schools in England and Wales from 1988 to 1991 when he resigned as Chairman and Chief Executive of the National Curriculum Council after deep divisions over principles with Kenneth Clarke, the Education Secretary. In collaboration with David Tytler, former Education Editor of The Times , Mr Graham tells of the struggles with ministers, civil servants and the teacher unions to introduce the new style lessons to a tight timetable set by the Government.
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ISBN 9781138318571
Released NZ 5 Oct 2018
Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
Format Hardback
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Series Routledge Library Editions: Curriculum (part: 13)
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ISBN-13 9781138318571
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Status In stock at publisher; ships 6-12 working days
Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
Imprint Routledge
Released 5 Oct 2018
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Hardback
Author(s) By Graham, Duncan
By Tytler, David
Series Routledge Library Editions: Curriculum (part: 13)
Category Organization & Management Of Education
Curriculum Planning & Development
Teaching Of A Specific Subject
Number of Pages 172
Dimensions Width: 156mm
Height: 234mm
Dewey Code 375.000942
Weight 454g
Interest Age 19+ years
Reading Age 19+ years
Library of Congress Education - Curricula - Great Britain, Education and state - Great Britain
NBS Text Education & Teaching
ONIX Text College/higher education

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