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Benn, Caroline – Forum for the Discussion of New Trends in Education, 1980
The author sees a return to elitism in the educational policies of Britain's present Conservative Government. She analyzes two Parliamentary bills designed to reverse the 1976 comprehensive schools act and, in the name of parent choice, to establish new selective secondary school entry rules and to subsidize private education. (SJL)
Descriptors: Ability Grouping, Access to Education, Comprehensive Programs, Educational Legislation
Lewkowicz, Jo – Hongkong Papers in Linguistics and Language Teaching, 1990
A discussion of Chinese- and English-medium instruction in Hong Kong schools, particularly at the levels of secondary and higher education, focuses on recent recommendations for improved instruction and articulation. The discussion is presented in two parts. The first presents the response of the University of Hong Kong's Language Centre to the…
Descriptors: Academic Standards, Articulation (Education), Change Strategies, Chinese
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Fernandez-Balboa, Juan-Miguel – Quest, 1993
Discusses how physical educators contribute to social injustice and inequality through the hidden curriculum. The paper examines particular hidden social concepts, patterns, and characteristics that are often taught in physical education. It is argued that these concepts and patterns serve the interests of the dominant groups against the…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Elitism, Equal Education, Hidden Curriculum