Curriculum Making in Post 16 Education
The Social Conditions of Studentship
By (author) Martin Bloomer
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Curriculum Making in Post 16 Education by Martin Bloomer
Book DescriptionIt is widely agreed that the post-16 curriculum in England and Wales is inadequate, mainly due to the successive reforms of various governments. YTS was a reaction to problems of youth unemployment, CPVE and BTEC embraced a 'broad' concept of vocationalism, and even with the introduction of NVQ and GNVQ the A-level retains its gold-standard in the eyes of many. The post-16 curriculum that has emerged is hardly coherent. So how can teachers translate an externally imposed curriculum into a meaningful learning experience for students? Drawing on solid research in post-16 education, this book makes explicit the nature of flaws in policy, and provides an account of how teachers and students construct their roles. It puts forward the case for a radical reappraisal and identifies appropriate aims and organising principles for a post-16 curriculum for the future. Martin Bloomer is currently Dean of the Faculty of Education at Exeter University.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780415120227
(234mm x 156mm x 16mm)
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 9-Oct-1997
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Martin Bloomer
Curriculum Making in Post 16 Education, Paperback (October 1997)
The post-16 curriculum is not a coherent one. This book identifies the flaws and provides an account of how teachers and students can construct their roles.
Knowledge and Nationhood, Paperback (July 1996)» View all books by Martin Bloomer
Examines the implications of British government policy for the curriculum, the professionalism of educational practitioners, and the training and career options of young people. The book argues for a new educational agenda which takes account of globalization and provides intellectual investment.
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