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Beyond A Levels: Curriculum 2000 and the Reform of 14-19 Qualifications

Hodgson, Ann and Spours, Ken (2003) Beyond A Levels: Curriculum 2000 and the Reform of 14-19 Qualifications. Kogan Page, London. ISBN 978-0-7494-3672-8 (paperback) 978-0-7494-3979-8 (hardback) 978-

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Additional Information: a. Curriculum and qualifications reform - education policy b. Survey, interviews, secondary sources, case studies of 50 schools/colleges c. The first and only book on the Curriculum 2000 reforms to the advanced level curriculum and qualifications framework in England and Wales. Findings were extensively used by policy-makers and hundreds of practitioners. d. Findings on key skills, A Levels and AVCEs had an impact on the way these reforms were viewed and modified by national policy makers. In particular, the final chapter contains the original design for the Tomlinson Working Group on 14-19 Reform proposals for a national unified and inclusive diploma system. e. Based on 4 years of research involving in-depth case studies of 50 schools/colleges across England involving interviews with hundreds of students and staff, 5 national surveys undertaken in conjunction with the DfES, QCA, UCAS, NATFHE and the NUT. f. Each chapter was individually checked by at least three key experts from the research and policy communities because the information was highly sensitive. The publisher also sent the book out for peer review. g. 50%
Controlled Keywords: 17 - 18, Post-compulsory educational institution (not HE), Qualifications, Educational reform, General
Divisions: IOE Departments > Departments > Education and International Development
IOE Departments > Departments > Lifelong and Comparative Education
Depositing User: IOE Repository Editor (2)
Date Deposited: 11 Mar 2010 15:41
Last Modified: 29 Jan 2015 10:02
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