Social Justice and Equity in the UK Education System

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Title Social Justice and Equity in the UK Education System
 
Creator Shu, Yung-Ming
Lin, Ren-Jie
 
Description This article is a review of educational justice in the United Kingdom. Historical roots are investigated. The main existing problems are: (1) the dual system, (2) the equality of university admissions, and (3) remedial education opportunities for disadvantaged pupils. There are recommendations from parliament and nongovernmental organizations, which are considered in this article. A summary of their suggestions include (1) reduce economic inequality, (2) eliminate the distinction between independent and state-funded schools, (3) promote adequate market mechanisms, and (4) offer more remedial education.
 
Publisher University Library System, University of Pittsburgh
 
Contributor
 
Date 2019-01-17
 
Type info:eu-repo/semantics/article
info:eu-repo/semantics/publishedVersion
Peer-reviewed Article
 
Format application/pdf
 
Identifier http://ehe.pitt.edu/ojs/index.php/ehe/article/view/169
10.5195/ehe.2018.169
 
Source Excellence in Higher Education; Vol 8-9, (2017-2018); 23-33
2153-9677
2153-9669
 
Language eng
 
Relation http://ehe.pitt.edu/ojs/index.php/ehe/article/view/169/131
 
Rights Copyright (c) 2019 Yung-Ming Shu, Ren-Jie Lin
https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0
 

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