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Urban education has become a central focus for education practitioners, researchers and policymakers worldwide.

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Urban education has become a central focus for education practitioners, researchers and policymakers worldwide. The Institute of Education has been closely involved in developments in London education for over a century. This publication reviews recent developments in education in London, drawing upon current research and knowledge, offering an academic analysis of current trends and problems, and making proposals on ways forward for the future of education in London.





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ISBN 9780854737925
author Tim Brighouse,Leisha Fullick
Publication Date Jan 1, 2008
Number of Pages 332
Publisher Stylus Publishing
Table of Contents Acknowledgements; Introduction - Tim Brighouse and Leisha Fullick; 1) The London Context - Ruth Lupton and Alice Sullivan; 2) Global City School Systems - Anne Sofer; 3) The London Challenge: A Personal View - Tim Brighouse; 4) Comprehensive Schooling and Social Inequality in London: Past, Present and Possible Future - Sandra Leaton Gray and Geoff Whitty; 5) Does Every London Child Matter? The New Agenda for Children in London - Janet Mokades; 6) The School Workforce in London - Sara Bubb and Peter Earley; 7) Reconfiguring Urban Leadership: Some Lessons for London - Hilary Emery and Kathryn Riley; 8) Ethnic Diversity in London Schools - Jan McKenley; 9) 'Miss, Who Needs the Languages of Immigrants?' - London's Multilingual Schools - Dina Mehmedbegovic; 10) A Pan-London Approach to 14-19 Learning: A Figment of the Imagination or a Potential Reality? - Paul Grainger, Ann Hodgson and Ken Spours; 11) Adult Learners in a Global City - Leisha Fullick; 12) London: Present Lessons - Future Possibilities - Tim Brighouse, Leisha Fullick, Ruth Lupton and Anne Sofer; Notes on the Authors.
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