The Promise of a National Education Service

FORUM - ISSN 0963-8253
Volume 60 Number 2 (2018)

The Promise of a National Education Service
EDDIE PLAYFAIR, pages 159-170
DOI: 10.15730/forum.2018.60.2.159


The proposed creation of a National Education Service (NES) for England offers us the possibility of a decisive break from the market paradigm, where education is seen as a commodity in mainly economic terms and where individual and institutional competition are regarded as the drivers of improvement. Is the advocacy of an NES by the Labour Party a historic opportunity for English education, and what might the benefits and challenges of implementing such a proposal be?

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EDDIE PLAYFAIR (2018) The Promise of a National Education Service, FORUM, 60(2), 159-170

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