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By Lesley Saunders

ISBN-10: 0203939794

ISBN-13: 9780203939796

ISBN-10: 0415411742

ISBN-13: 9780415411745

This publication presents a desirable perception into the occasionally stricken dating among ‘research’ and ‘policy-making’ in education.  It exhibits how each one of those parts of social and highbrow endeavour is in a kingdom of dynamic swap and the way, therefore, they're changing into extra at the same time inter-permeable and posing more and more not easy difficulties for every other.  It indicates a couple of eventualities for the long run improvement of the connection and throws down a few demanding situations for either groups. Drawing jointly contributions from the superior league of united kingdom educationalists the book is either thought-provoking and anxiously awaited via different lecturers eager to examine from the event of senior researchers.

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But I was puzzled that New Labour should have been surprised. ’ (Mortimore & Whitty, 1997), which predicted this very outcome. In it, we warned that a careful reading of the school effectiveness research (of which Peter was one of the leading UK exponents) indicated that, if all schools were brought up to the level of the best, the social class gap in performance would be even starker than it was then – unless, that is, positive action were to be taken to provide extra support for disadvantaged pupils, including, incidentally, Reading Recovery.

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Hargreaves, D. (1996) Teaching as a Research-Based Profession (London, Teacher Training Agency). , Anderson, A. & Tamkin, P. (1998) Excellence in Research in Schools (London, Department for Education and Employment). Kelly, R. (2005a) Speech to North of England Education Conference, Manchester, 6 January. Kelly, R. (2005b) Education and social progress, Keynote speech, Institute for Public Policy Research, July. Lawton, D. (2005) Education and Labour Party Ideologies: 1900–2001 and Beyond (London, RoutledgeFalmer).

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