ERIC Number: ED465856
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2002
Reference Count: N/A
Schools Achieving Success. White Paper.
Department for Education and Skills, London (England).
This paper describes educational achievements over the past 4 years in England and Wales. Chapter 1 presents an overview. Chapter 2, "Reform in Progress," describes such progress as all 4-year-olds receiving free early education, more system accountability, and fewer failing schools. Chapter 3, "Achieving High Standards for All: Supporting Teaching and Learning," discusses such issues as improving standards for the first years of secondary education and supporting teachers' efforts to address student behavior. Chapter 4, "Meeting Individual Talents and Aspirations at 14-19," includes the importance of recognizing achievement in academic and vocational subjects and making high quality vocational options available to all students. Chapter 5, "Excellence, Innovation and Diversity," discusses topics such as ensuring that all schools are ready to become specialist schools and basing policies on what successful schools do. Chapter 6, "Decisive Intervention To Ensure High Standards," discusses building on experience with LEA intervention and supporting schools facing challenges to achieve national standards. Chapter 7, "Valuing and Supporting Teachers in Schools," discusses such issues as progress toward modernizing the profession and increasing rewards. Chapter 8, "Modernising Our Structures," discusses deregulating the system, reforming governance, and involving parents. Chapter 9, "Legislative Proposals," describes current proposals. (SM)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Academic Standards, Diversity (Student), Educational Change, Educational Legislation, Elementary Secondary Education, Excellence in Education, Faculty Development, Foreign Countries, National Standards, Vocational Education
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Publication Type: Information Analyses; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Department for Education and Skills, London (England).
Identifiers - Location: United Kingdom (England); United Kingdom (Wales)