The impact of Social Policies on education


A level


6m 40s
Social policies are central to the topic of education, as they can increase or decrease social inequalities. In this podcast we explore key social policies, with a focus on 1988 onwards.

1. Listen to the podcast and take notes.

2. What is the difference between right and left wing views on the role of social policy in in education?

3. Explain why the 1988 Education Reform Act is so significant.

4. What are compensatory education policies?

5. Why do compensatory education policies not always succeed?

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