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  EDUCATION in ENGLAND
Education is compulsory, but school is not,children are not required to attend school.
Education is free for all children from 5 to 18.
Children's education in England is normally divided into two separate stages.
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  Education - Natural England
Over the next 18 months, Natural England plans to develop a learning strategy which will set out its views on what needs to be done by it and others to enable more people to know more about the natural environment.
And through its close working with the BBC and the Springwatch and Autumnwatch campaigns, Natural England is working to raise awareness and understanding of the key issues that affect the natural environment near you.
Natural England will build on these initiatives and the research it has commissioned to develop new ways for helping all people to discover more about their natural heritage.
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  Education in England at AllExperts
Education in England is the responsibility of Department for Education and Skills at national level and, in the case of publicly funded compulsory education, of Local Education Authorities.
The education structures for Wales and Northern Ireland are broadly similar to the English system, but there are significant differences of emphasis in the depth and breadth of teaching objectives in Scotland.
During the 1997 General Election, the Labour party mantra was "Education, Education, Education", a reference to their conference slogan.
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 The history of Education in England, the nineteenth century
The events that lead directly to the birth of the modern system of education in England are to be sought mainly in the second half of the 19th-century.
Denominational education was further reinforced by the increase in the Catholic population due to the wave of Irish immigrants during and following the Great Famine in Ireland (1845-50).
It was with the Education Act of 1870, also known as the "Forster Act", that we have the real birth of the modern system of education in England.
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 Early Education in England
As John Dewey says, "Education is not preparation for life, education is life itself." Education in the beginning was more for the nobility and upper class, yet, as life has gone on it has become more accessible to everyone.
The education of girls’ was more focused on how to complement their husband or family rather than help their country.
All of these things were considered very important in the furthering of their education and survival in the future when international affairs must be a part of their expertise.
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 New England Board of Higher Education (NEBHE) - Summer 2007: Announcing The New England Journal of Higher Education
BOSTON—The New England Board of Higher Education has unveiled The New England Journal Of Higher Education, the interstate board’s “re-branded” quarterly journal of commentary and analysis from America’s higher education heartland.
“New England’s historical leadership in higher education—as well as the new challenges it faces—makes the region the ideal home for a world-class magazine that illuminates education and economic issues for policymakers, business leaders and academics alike,” said NEBHE President and CEO Evan S. Dobelle.
The New England Journal of Higher Education will continue to feature the kinds of best practices pieces, trend analyses and gadfly authors that made its predecessor Connection must-reading for New England decision-makers since its launch in 1986.
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 Tomorrow's collegiates: adult students - The Boston Globe
Every New England state is looking to improve the education levels of its workforce, and all owe any population growth to immigrants who have made this region their new home.
This is in spite of research that tells us that the strongest predictor of the educational attainment of children is the level of education of their parents.
It requires adult educators to raise the expectations they have of their students so that adult learners stop viewing the GED or high school diploma as a terminal degree and set their sights higher on higher education.
www.boston.com /news/education/higher/articles/2006/01/27/tomorrows_collegiates_adult_students   (806 words)

  
 Early Childhood Research & Practice. Fall 2002. Changing Curriculum for Early Childhood Education in England   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Traditional early childhood education in England has been child centered, in contrast to approaches that are subject centered and teacher directed, emphasizing individual children’s interests, free play, firsthand experience, and integrated learning.
Passage of the Education Act of 1870 was an important event because the act established compulsory elementary schools for all children from the age of 5.
The main principles of traditional early childhood education in Britain are child centered, in contrast to the traditional subject-centered and teacher-directed approaches of secondary education (Bruce, 1987).
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 Reforming education across New England - The Boston Globe
New England is failing its urban, rural, low-income and first-generation students from the Berkshires to Boston.
All the best intentions about making these underserved students "college-ready" and closing the "education gap" are empty as long as tax-poor cities are dependent on local property taxes to finance their schools.
Develop a regional network of policymakers and educators, from prekindergarten through college, to explore ways to make sure what our schools teach is aligned appropriately with what public and private colleges and universities expect of freshmen.
www.boston.com /news/education/k_12/articles/2006/12/01/reforming_education_across_new_england   (1167 words)

  
 Higher Education
Higher education includes teaching, research and social services activities of universities, and within the realm of teaching, it includes both the undergraduate level (sometimes referred to as tertiary education) and the graduate (or postgraduate) level (sometimes referred to as graduate school).
Higher education is therefore very important to national economies, both as a significant industry in its own right, and as a source of trained and educated personnel for the rest of the economy.
The Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE) is a non-departmental public body of the Department for Education and Skills in the United Kingdom which distributes funding to Universities and Colleges of Higher and Further Education in England since 1992.
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 Education World ® Lesson Planning Skills Page: Education In The Colonies   (Site not responding. Last check: )
In the New England colonies, the Puritans built their society almost entirely on the precepts of the Bible.
In the middle colonies, where, according to the Gazette, about half the adults could sign their names, colonial leaders agreed that education was important but were not concerned with providing it.
The decision of whether to educate children was left to individual families until 1683, when a Pennsylvania law was passed, requiring that all children be taught to read and write and be trained in a useful trade.
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 American Education Services - American Education Services' England Receives Prestigious Award
The award was presented to England at the 2002 OASFAA Spring Conference, held at the Bertram Inn, Aurora, Ohio.
As Director of the AES Ohio office, England works closely with the Ohio education community to streamline the financial aid delivery process to better meet the unique needs of Ohio students and their families.
England's career has been structured around the education community since his first work-study job in the financial aid office of Denison University.
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 Clive Walker, LEGAL EDUCATION IN ENGLAND AND WALES, 72 Oregon Law Review 943 (1993)
The increase in admissions has been influenced by the government's policy decision to increase the percentage of eighteen year-olds entering higher education from about twenty-five percent in 1989 to about thirty-three percent in 2000, resulting in an overall fifty-eight percent increase in student numbers.
However, these characteristics, which produced what was termed a "binary divide" in higher education, have long been blurred in reality, hence the formal abolition of the distinction in 1992.
Thus, the Higher Education Funding Council of England, the public body through which governmental funds are channelled to universities, has established a Quality Assessment Committee to undertake reviews of the quality of teaching delivery.
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 NIACE Homepage
The Awards are open to organisations in England.
Entry is not restricted to formal education providers.
Previous awards have been made across the voluntary sector, further and higher education, local authorities and self-help education groups...
www.niace.org.uk   (344 words)

  
 Education Week: England Refines Accountability Reforms   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Local education authorities were responsible for providing education in their communities, but there were no generally agreed-upon curriculum goals nor any general system of assessment for primary schools.
The law also permitted schools in England, with the consent of a majority of parents, to secede from the local education authority and receive funding directly from the national government.
For his part, Charles Clarke, the secretary of state for education and skills—who sits at the top of the education hierarchy in England—has made it clear that testing, targets, and tables are in England to stay.
www.edweek.org /ew/ewstory.cfm?slug=34uk.h23   (3578 words)

  
 New England Air Museum - Education Overview
The New England Air Museum is dedicated to the teaching and preservation of aviation history and technology especially in regard to Connecticut's contributions.
We are an educational resource offering teachers and students the opportunity to explore the history, science, and technology of aviation.
The New England Air Museum inspires students of all ages through innovative and hands-on education programs and is excited to announce that its outreach programs in support of Connecticut's frameworks for science, history and technology are now available on its website to be accessed by educators.
www.neam.org /education/education.asp   (295 words)

  
 Special Education in England
Children with special educational needs are defined in law as having special educational needs by virtue of their having learning difficulties and/or disabilities which call for educational provision in addition to that normally made for children of their age in schools.
Their right to special education is protected by law and places the responsibility on the Local Education Authorities (LEA) to identify children with special educational needs, to assess those who have or probably have special educational needs, then to issue Statements for those whose needs are confirmed.
If the child is found to have a special educational need, the LEA has a duty to issue a Statement of Special Educational Needs which must list all of the special educational needs identified and specify the special educational provision required to meet them.
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 New England College - Education Department
Historical perspectives and philosophies of education are examined with reference to current educational issues, including organization, structure, funding schools, legal issues and social and political issues affecting education.
Each student in the secondary education/ special education combined program is involved in a full-time field experience in a secondary school and with a special educator.
Prerequisites: completion of all education and physical education requirements with grades of C or better in each course, a cumulative GPA of 2.5 and permission of the director of teacher education.
www.nec.edu /Academics/departments/education/courses.html   (3915 words)

  
 EO Summary of the Law in England & Wales
In England the Education (Pupil Registration) (England) Regulations 2006 set out the conditions under which a pupil’s name must be removed from the admission register of a school.
Should it be necessary for the statement to remain in force, the parents continue to have responsibility for the education provided and the local authority has a duty to act if it appears that the child is not receiving a suitable education under s 7.
Consent is required in these cases only to smooth the transition to home education for children with complex special needs and it would be discriminatory for a local authority to withhold consent where a parent wishes to home educate a child who is registered at a special school.
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 Study Abroad, England
England is one of the single most popular destinations for semesters abroad.
They have set the standard for higher education throughout the world for centuries, and if you have the opportunity to either enroll in one of them or even simply audit a class or two, your life will be enriched more than you could even imagine, or I could illuminate in this article.
Attending school in England is not only exciting and enriching in an educational sense, but England today is at the heart of so much that affects the world.
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 Study Abroad England - Take part in a Study Abroad Program with TWO WORLDS UNITED Educational Foundation
Higher education is provided by three main types of institutions: universities, colleges and institutions of higher education and art and music colleges.
As a result of the Further and Higher Education Act of 1992, the binary line separating universities and polytechnics was abolished and polytechnics were given university status (i.e., the right to award their own degrees) and took university titles.
The Further and Higher Education Act 1992 allows for the transfer of further education institutions to the higher education sector, if 'the full-time enrolment number of the institution concerned…for courses of higher education exceeds 55% of its total full-time equivalent enrolment number'.
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 Education Legislation in England since 1800 - V&A Museum of Childhood
In the 21st century education is paid for through taxes and is compulsory for all children from five to 16, but it was not always like this.
The General Certificate of Education (GCE) as well as O-levels and A-levels were introduced, mainly to grammar schools, in 1951, and replaced the School Certificate and the Higher School Certificate.
It made all education the same for state-funded schools, ensuring that all pupils had access to a basic level of education.
www.vam.ac.uk /moc/childrens_lives/education_creativity/education_england/index.html   (962 words)

  
 University to Uni: The Politics of Higher Education in England since 1944 Journal of College Student Development - Find ...
After 1992 all the polytechnics and some institutions of further education became universities but the funding for the university sector was not increased concomitantly and the unit of funding per student and research funding per academic fell dramatically and has never recovered.
British university students have not been expected to pay for their education until now - and they show their gratitude by not returning anything to the institutions where they were educated.
He is scathing about some of the rhetoric regarding widened access to higher education and absolutely clear about the threat that such a phenomenon brings to academic standards.
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 The New England AIDS Education and Training Center
The New England AIDS Education and Training Center, established in 1988, is one of eleven regional education centers funded by the Ryan White CARE Act and sponsored regionally by the Commonwealth Medicine at the University of Massachusetts Medical Center.
NEAETC provides training and education for nurses, nurse practitioners, physicians, physician assistants, social workers, dentists as well as other health care providers.
We offer multiple educational opportunities including clinical consultation and skills building and we provide nurse, physician and social worker continuing education credits (CEU and CME) for many of our programs.
www.neaetc.org   (255 words)

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