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Politics, politicians and English comprehensive schools

Politicians, at the national and local levels, were at the heart of the process to go comprehensive, especially in the 1960s and 1970s, and in the policy retreat from the 1980s onwards.

A School of Education seminar
Speaker(s)Dr David Crook (Brunel University)
Date1 May 2012
Time17:00 to 18:15
PlaceBaring Court 114

This paper examines the plurality of political intentions and interventions relating to the English post-war comprehensive school and considers whether the project foundered because it was too political, or, alternatively, because it was not political enough.

Intended audienceStaff and students of Exeter University and visitors from other educational institutions and partnership schools
Registration informationBooking not required
CostFree of charge
OrganizerTamara Snell
Dr_David_Crook.pdfDr David Crook's Abstract (80K)
Dr_David_Crook.pdfDr David Crook's PowerPoint presentation (932K)

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