NotesFAQContact Us
Search Tips
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
ERIC Number: EJ1161406
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2017
Pages: 12
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-0963-8253
A World We Never Had: The Forgotten Quest for a Comprehensive School Curriculum
Davies, Mike
FORUM: for promoting 3-19 comprehensive education, v59 n3 p361-372 2017
Recently the spectre of increased selection has raised much attention, frequently associated with "fairness" linked to a meritocracy--reminding us of the tension between the principles of equality of opportunity and access as the key driver of the comprehensive school as against the principles of equal value and respect. Whether the public's interest and imagination can be galvanised to support and celebrate the comprehensive ideal of equal value will have a profound and defining effect on the future of comprehensive schools. This article is an exploration of some of the issues, especially relating to the curriculum
Symposium Books. P.O. Box 204, Didcot, Oxford, OX11 9ZQ, UK. Tel: +44-1235-818-062; Fax: +44-1235-817-275; e-mail:; Web site:
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Grant or Contract Numbers: N/A