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By Geoffrey Walford

This publication offers a valuable and authoritative overview of the true impression Labour’s phrases have had at the British schooling system.

On the 1st May 1997 the British citizens witnessed a watershed second. After an eighteen yr Conservative rule, a brand new Labour executive took workplace. whilst requested what his most sensible 3 priorities have been for the 1st time period, Tony Blair acknowledged that they'd be ‘education, schooling, education.’ This ebook questions the level to which the coverage has met the rhetoric; studying Labour’s schooling coverage, perform and achievements in the course of Blair’s phrases in office.

This number of writings by means of hugely revered teachers during this box charts and evaluates the results of coverage alterations at the a number of sectors of the academic approach and at the significant symptoms of inequality.

This publication was once formerly released as a distinct factor of the Oxford evaluation of Education.

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