Why a National Education Council is Needed

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

Why a National Education Council is Needed
MICHAEL BASSEY, pages 171-178
DOI: 10.15730/forum.2018.60.2.171


This article provides a historical overview of how education policy has become increasingly centralised in recent years, and most dramatically under Conservative governments which have proclaimed most loudly about decentralisation and autonomy while enacting policies with the polar-opposite effect. It makes the case for the creation of a National Education Council to drive education policy in the future, whereby professional opinion is privileged and a range of views from politics and civil society are given expression,

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MICHAEL BASSEY (2018) Why a National Education Council is Needed, FORUM, 60(2), 171-178

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