education timeline

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    Education timeline uk

  • 1944 butler act

    1944 butler act
    Major reform took place after the world war in 1944.The board of education was changed into Ministry and Ministry of education was to ensure that LEAs executed national education policy in an effective way. The powers of LEA were extended i.e responsible for secondary and further education as well as elementary education + funding and grants for further education. The school leaving age was raised from 14 to 15.Three stages of education were introduced primary,secondary and further.
  • Need of Teacher training

    Need of Teacher training
    An emergency training programme was introduced in 1945, with 53 training colleges opened by 1950.
  • Changes in Examination system

    Minister of Education issued a report proposing changes to examination system in secondary schools – report based on school record and tests being given to every child on leaving with one external examination for those over sixteen instead of existing advanced examinations.
  • GCE

    GCE introduced at Ordinary and Advanced levels: unlike School Certificate, where all subjects in a group had to be passed, a single subject exam.
  • Cowther report

    Cowther report
    In 1959 the Crowther report, Fifteen to Eighteen, recognised that the sixth form was primarily designed to prepare young people to enter university, but the report also recognised that by 1959 some schools were providing sixth form courses of a more general nature.
  • Circular 10/65( Anthony Crosland)

    Circular 10/65( Anthony Crosland)
    Circular 10/65 is a Government circular issued in 1965 by the Department of Education and Science (DES) requesting Local Education Authorities (LEAs) in England and Wales to begin converting their secondary schools to the Comprehensive System. For most of England and Wales, it marked the abolition of the old grammar schools and secondary moderns, and the Eleven Plus examination. In practice, the DES used its financial muscle to make opposition to the change harder.
  • Plowden Report

    Plowden Report
    Children and their Primary Schools arguably the best known of all education reports, it promoted child-centred education and was much discouraged by traditionalists.
  • School leaving age

    School leaving age
    School leaving age raised to 16.
  • grammar school abolition

    grammar school abolition
    in 1975 ILEA announced grammar schools under its authority were to be abolished and a fully comprehensive system imposed on all secondary school children by 1977
  • 1980 education Act

    1980 education Act
    Parents given right to choose the school they wanted (though LEAs could refuse on grounds of inefficient use of resources.) Parents given rights to be represented on school governing bodies.
    * School governors required to provide information to parents on a variety of matters (exam results, criteria for admission, curriculum etc.)
  • School Curriculum

    It is the individual schools that shape the curriculum for each pupil. Neither the government nor the local authorities should specify in detail what the schools should teach.
  • Primary School

    1986 was the year when I started school and i stayed in this sachool for 5 years.
  • 1986 Act

    1986 Act
    The new General Certificate of Secondary Education (GCSE) will replace O Levels, CSE and the joint 16+ examinations. The first examinations will be held in 1988
    The National Council for Vocational Qualifications (NCVQ) was set up in 1986 to promote National Vocational Qualifications (NVQs).
  • Reform Act (Bakers Act)

    Reform Act (Bakers Act)
    Introduction of national curriculum, key stage 1,2,,3 and 4
    schools were given more control overl manging the finance and Responsibility for the appointment and dismissal of staff would be transferred from the local authority to schools' governing bodies
  • F.G. Quaid -e- Azam Secondary School

    F.G. Quaid -e- Azam Secondary School
  • Curriculum assessment for 7 years old

  • SAT at key stage 2

  • Fauji Foundation Girls College

    Fauji Foundation Girls College
  • 1997 Act (specialist schools)

    secondary schools would be encouraged to become 'specialist schools' which would be allowed to select a small proportion of their pupils on the basis of 'perceived aptitudes';
  • University of the Punjab Lahore, Pakistan

    University of the Punjab Lahore, Pakistan
  • every child matters

    every child matters
    govt. initiative that was lauched in 2003 and following this came act 2004 also know an child act
  • Gove and his views

    He condemned the 'pupil-centred learning' theories which had gained support in the 1960s for 'dethroning' the teacher:
  • Universty of Wolverhampton

    Universty of Wolverhampton
  • The Act raised the education leaving age to 18.

  • key stage 3 test

    key stage 3 SAT were abolished
  • Apprenticeships, Skills, Children and Learning Act

    created a framework for apprenticeships and a right to an apprenticeship for suitably qualified 16-18 year olds;
    gave employees the right to request time off for training, and required employers to consider such requests seriously;
  • 1986 Act

    The new General Certificate of Secondary Education (GCSE) will replace O Levels, CSE and the joint 16+ examinations. The first examinations will be held in 1988