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Cline, Tony; Reason, Rea – British Journal of Special Education, 1993
This article considers the lack of discussion of equal opportunity in British literature on specific learning difficulties. It identifies five objectives for professional practice and research: formulate unbiased criteria for access to special education, develop guidance on unbiased assessment methods, carry out regular equal opportunities audits,…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Dyslexia, Educational Discrimination, Elementary Secondary Education
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Lees, Sue; Scott, Maria – Gender and Education, 1990
Evaluates the effect of equal opportunity legislation on women's role in British higher education. Finds some progress in curricular change but many obstacles to women's participation in administration. Proposes a transformational model that would democratize institutions. (DM)
Descriptors: College Administration, Educational Legislation, Equal Education, Equal Opportunities (Jobs)
Neal, Sarah – 1998
This book addresses the ways in which British higher education institutions have responded to equal opportunities issues, particularly race issues. The book is organized around four university case studies conducted in 1992 and 1993. The case studies involved analyses of equal opportunities policy documents of each university and semi-structured…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Diversity (Faculty), Educational Change, Equal Opportunities (Jobs)
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Freeman, Joan – Gifted Child Quarterly, 2003
This article discusses reasons why academic achievements of gifted girls in British grade schools are surpassing those of gifted boys: greater self-confidence in the girls, changes in the style and content of British curriculum and assessment that favor female study patterns, and greater attention to equal gender opportunities in the classroom.…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, British National Curriculum, Educational Change, Elementary Education
Collins, Helen – 1995
This workbook, which is intended as a practical guide for human resource managers, trainers, and others concerned with developing and implementing equal opportunities training programs in British workplaces, examines issues in and methods for equal opportunities training. The introduction gives an overview of current training trends and issues.…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Compliance (Legal), Educational Needs, Educational Trends
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Cole, Pam – International Studies in Sociology of Education, 1998
Attempts to measure the culture of a business studies department in a British university in order to assess how supportive it is to equal opportunities for women. Utilizes Johnson and Scholes' cultural web as a measurement tool that consists of six categories (organizational structure, power, control, paradigm, symbols, stories, and…
Descriptors: Departments, Equal Education, Females, Foreign Countries
Lahelma, Elina – 1993
This report analyzes contradictions in policies of equal educational opportunities, using Finland and Britain as examples. The analysis focuses on the relation of intended to actual policy and considers policies within the context of 1980s curriculum development. During that period, Finland gradually decentralized educational decision making, and…
Descriptors: Accountability, British National Curriculum, Comparative Education, Curriculum Development
Lambert, Phoebe – Adults Learning (England), 1989
Women are underrepresented in management generally as well as in educational management. Improving the situation requires equal opportunity policy and practice, training and staff development, and women's appreciation of their own management skills and knowledge. (SK)
Descriptors: Administrators, Adult Education, Educational Administration, Equal Opportunities (Jobs)
Hamby, Carole – Adults Learning (England), 1990
A British education council compared services for older adults with learners' needs and found a gap between intent and practice. Three areas for improvement were charted: communication, interagency collaboration, and promotion of equal opportunities. (SK)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Adult Students, Equal Education, Foreign Countries
Houghton, Ann-Marie; Oglesby, Katherine Leni – Adults Learning (England), 1996
A British project developed standards for supporting adult learners based on learner centeredness, confidentiality, impartiality, equal opportunity, and accessibility. Guidelines address reaching geographically dispersed learners, providing diverse services, encouraging learner responsibility, and establishing performance indicators. (SK)
Descriptors: Adult Students, Continuing Education, Counseling Services, Foreign Countries
Harris, Vee – 1992
The current situation in Great Britain regarding equal opportunities for pupils learning second languages is examined. Focus is on race, class, and gender, with consideration also given to issues of pupils with disabilities. The report includes five chapters that include possible teaching strategies and points for departmental discussion. The…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Change Strategies, Classroom Techniques, Cultural Awareness
Welton, John – Educational Administration, 1979
Examines how an English comprehensive school attempted to offer equal educational opportunity to and reconcile the social differences between children from two different social classes. (Author/IRT)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Equal Education, Foreign Countries, Friendship
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Heiman, Tali – International Journal of Special Education, 2004
The study was designed to examine and compare British and Israeli teachers' perceptions, expectations, and needs regarding the inclusion process. In both countries, the inclusion movements support the rights of children to have their special educational needs identified and met through education legislation and the right of individuals with…
Descriptors: Educational Needs, Inclusive Schools, Mainstreaming, Coping
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Tašner, Veronika; Gaber, Slavko – Center for Educational Policy Studies Journal, 2016
In the present paper, we discuss the time before the "age of reports". Besides the Coleman Report in the period of Coleman, the Lady Plowden Report also appeared, while there were important studies in France (Bourdieu & Passeron, 1964; Peyre, 1959) and studies that inaugurated comprehensive education in Nordic countries. We focus on…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Research Reports, Educational Research, Public Education
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Taylor, Hazel – Educational Management and Administration, 1987
The most central issue facing educational managers is the redefinition of equal opportunity based on disdvantaged groups' own perceptions of their needs and their analysis of why existing measures have failed. Late twentieth century policies must provide for power sharing at all levels among all groups. Consultation and broader recruitment…
Descriptors: Disadvantaged, Educational Policy, Elementary Secondary Education, Equal Education
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