Schools for Employment, Employers Running Schools: A New Phase in Labour's Education Policy in England
Hatcher, Richard, Our Schools, Our Selves
In Education's Iron Cage and Its Dismantling in the New Global Order (Martell 2006) I offered an overview of Labour's transformation of the school system in England (Hatcher and Anderson 2006). I identified its driving force as economic competitiveness. In Tony Blair's words, "Education is our best economic policy" (Blair 2005). I identified four themes which characterise Labour policy: increased state regulation of schooling, increased diversity of provision, the increasing role of the private sector, and the remodelling of the workforce, coupled with the creation of a new model of management by school principals employing technologies of school leadership and management generated by the …
Questia, a part of Gale, Cengage Learning. www.questia.com
Publication information: Article title: Schools for Employment, Employers Running Schools: A New Phase in Labour's Education Policy in England. Contributors: Hatcher, Richard - Author. Magazine title: Our Schools, Our Selves. Volume: 18. Issue: 1 Publication date: Fall 2008. Page number: 213+. © Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives Fall 2008. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
This material is protected by copyright and, with the exception of fair use, may not be further copied, distributed or transmitted in any form or by any means.