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Education in the United Kingdom: A Regional Overview

Colin Brock

Colin Brock is Honorary Professor of Education at the University of Durham, UK, and Adjunct Professor of Education at the University of Malaya, Malaysia. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Education in the United Kingdom

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

Education Around the World chapter

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... the Republic of Ireland, completely separate since 1922. Yet some aspects of the history of education reside even there in a kind of inertia, for even formal education is culturally embedded, if politically delivered (Brock and Alexiadou, 2013)....

England: Independent Secondary Schooling

Colin Brock

Colin Brock is Honorary Professor of Education at the University of Durham, UK, and Adjunct Professor of Education at the University of Malaya, Malaysia. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Education in the United Kingdom

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

Education Around the World chapter

3

... (Brock, 2010). Yet nearly two centuries before Alfred’s reign as king of Wessex (871–899), schools for a highly selected number of boys had begun to emerge along with early cathedrals and minsters. According to Lawson and Silver (1973),...

Micro-states in Western and Southern Europe outside the European Union

Colin Brock

Colin Brock is Honorary Professor of Education at the University of Durham, UK, and Adjunct Professor of Education at the University of Malaya, Malaysia. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Education in Non-EU Countries in Western and Southern Europe : Education Around the World

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Education Around the World chapter

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...Introduction Education in the world of small states is something of a niche field in the sub-discipline of comparative and international education. Much of the literature is concerned with small tropical states, many of them...

Guernsey: An Overview

Education in the United Kingdom

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

Education Around the World chapter

0

...Guernsey is one of the two main Channel Islands and is known as the States of Guernsey and also as a Bailiwick. It has jurisdiction over three other small inhabited islands: Alderney, Herm and Sark. Its semi-independent status dates from...

England: Higher Education

Education in the United Kingdom

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

Education Around the World chapter

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...This chapter sets out to clear the confusion that exists between most of the control of higher education in England being within that country but some aspects still being UK wide. England has been unitary for tertiary education since HEFCE...

The Excluded and Marginalized Majority

Colin Brock

Colin Brock is Honorary Professor of Education at the University of Durham, UK, and Adjunct Professor of Education at the University of Malaya, Malaysia. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Education as a Global Concern : Education as Humanitarian Response

Continuum, 2011

Book chapter

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...Introduction There is a fine line between exclusion and inclusion. It is not just a case of whether or not one is inside or outside a system of educational provision. We have seen above that it depends on what that system is for....

Scotland: An Overview

Education in the United Kingdom

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

Education Around the World chapter

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...Scotland has always enjoyed education provision almost entirely independent of England and the rest of the UK. The only current existing link is the Research Excellence Framework (REF) for universities, which is federal. Education...

Education as a Humanitarian Response

Colin Brock

Colin Brock is Honorary Professor of Education at the University of Durham, UK, and Adjunct Professor of Education at the University of Malaya, Malaysia. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Education as a Global Concern : Education as Humanitarian Response

Continuum, 2011

Book chapter

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... adjustment is possible because culture is always changing, and this is recognized in the centrality of capacity-building to the development process. As Brock and Cammish (1997) have observed: (Brock and Cammish, 1997, 118)...

Jersey: An Overview

Education in the United Kingdom

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

Education Around the World chapter

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...Jersey is known as the States of Jersey and a Crown Dependency, whose independence dates to the early thirteenth century. The UK is responsible only for foreign affairs and defence. Jersey has many centuries of interconnection with France...

Wales: Language Issues

Education in the United Kingdom

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

Education Around the World chapter

1

... and researchers have engaged with since that time, recognizing its complexity. Colin Williams (2005) questioned Iaith Pawb’s ‘doctrine of inclusion’, seeing it as aspirational in the context of a recently formed devolved government, rather than...