London Review of Education

Volume 13, Issue 2
18 September 2015
London Review of Education
UCL Press

Table of contents

Introduction: Making Sense of the Coalition1
Socio-economic inequalities in English schooling under the Coalition Government 2010–154
Education policy and governance in England under the Coalition Government (2010–15): Academies, the pupil premium, and free early education21
British values and British identity: Muddles, mixtures, and ways ahead37
Policy on the primary curriculum since 2010: The demise of the expert view49
Mind the gap between the policy announcements and implementation: The Youth Contract and Jobcentre Plus advisers' role as careers educators for 18–24-year olds60
Fees, fairness and the National Scholarship Programme: Higher education policy in England and the Coalition Government70
The new statutory requirements in careers guidance in England and the implications for careers provision under the Coalition Government84
The politics of education revisited: Anthony Crosland and Michael Gove in historical perspective98
What has the Coalition Government done for the development of initial teacher education?113
More fragmented, and yet more networked: Analysing the responses of two Local Authorities in England to the Coalition's 'self-improving school-led system' reforms125
Early childhood education and care policy in England under the Coalition Government144
The impact of accountability reforms on the Key Stage 4 curriculum: How have changes to school and college Performance Tables affected pupil access to qualifications and subjects in secondary schools in England?157
What has the Coalition Government done for higher education?174
Reversal reversed? The new consensus on education and training179
Authority and the Teacher, by William H. Kitchen186
Education and the State: International perspectives on a changing relationship, by Carla Aubry, Michael Geiss, Veronika Magyar-Haas, and Jürgen Oelkers (eds)189