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
Date 2019-01-17
Type info:eu-repo/semantics/article
Peer-reviewed Article
Format application/pdf
Source Excellence in Higher Education; Vol 8-9, (2017-2018); 23-33
Language eng
Rights Copyright (c) 2019 Yung-Ming Shu, Ren-Jie Lin

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