Standing Up for Education: building a national campaign

FORUM - ISSN 0963-8253
Volume 56 Number 2 (2014)

Standing Up for Education: building a national campaign
KEVIN COURTNEY, GAWAIN LITTLE, pages 299-317
DOI: 10.2304/forum.2014.56.2.299

Abstract

Over the past four years, the UK coalition government has made significant progress in transforming the state education system. This transformation has its roots in a longer-term restructuring of education. This article argues that, in order to counter this attack, we need to build a movement around an alternative vision of education. Further, it argues that the Stand Up for Education campaign, through posing five key demands and a three-strand strategy to campaign for them, provides an opportunity to outline an alternative and build such a movement.

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KEVIN COURTNEY, GAWAIN LITTLE (2014) Standing Up for Education: building a national campaign, FORUM, 56(2), 299-317. https://doi.org/10.2304/forum.2014.56.2.299

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