Year 2019, Volume 4, Issue 1, Pages 14 - 25 2019-07-31

A Critical Review of the Compulsory Schooling Reform in England and its Lasting Implications for Today

Ayse Demirel Ucan [1] , Serkan Ucan [2]

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This article aims to examine the implicit and explicit motivations behind the compulsory schooling reform in England as well as its unintended and long–term effects by analysing publicly available policy documents and key scholarly literature. The analysis indicates that even though the 19th century’s schooling project appeared to focus on pursuing some explicit goals, such as creating more qualified and educated labour force and citizens with religious and moral values, in reality it hides several implicit targets, such as controlling the working–class and maintaining the class segregation. Moreover, this article points out the unintended effects of the compulsory schooling reform, including low attendance in schools, low quality of education, increasing demand for higher education and Church resistance, as well as its long–term effects existing in today’s English education system, namely the continuing class segregation and evolving state and Church partnership.
Education reform, compulsory schooling, education policy, policy analysis
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Primary Language en
Subjects Social
Journal Section Articles
Authors

Orcid: 0000-0001-9896-3339
Author: Ayse Demirel Ucan (Primary Author)
Institution: Marmara University
Country: Turkey


Orcid: 0000-0002-3639-3171
Author: Serkan Ucan
Institution: ISTANBUL MEDENIYET UNIVERSITY
Country: Turkey


Dates

Publication Date: July 31, 2019

Bibtex @research article { erjournal558084, journal = {Education Reform Journal}, issn = {2602-3997}, eissn = {2602-3997}, address = {Mustafa ÖZMUSUL}, year = {2019}, volume = {4}, pages = {14 - 25}, doi = {10.22596/erj2019.04.01.14.25}, title = {A Critical Review of the Compulsory Schooling Reform in England and its Lasting Implications for Today}, key = {cite}, author = {Demirel Ucan, Ayse and Ucan, Serkan} }
APA Demirel Ucan, A , Ucan, S . (2019). A Critical Review of the Compulsory Schooling Reform in England and its Lasting Implications for Today. Education Reform Journal, 4 (1), 14-25. DOI: 10.22596/erj2019.04.01.14.25
MLA Demirel Ucan, A , Ucan, S . "A Critical Review of the Compulsory Schooling Reform in England and its Lasting Implications for Today". Education Reform Journal 4 (2019): 14-25 <http://dergipark.org.tr/erjournal/issue/45825/558084>
Chicago Demirel Ucan, A , Ucan, S . "A Critical Review of the Compulsory Schooling Reform in England and its Lasting Implications for Today". Education Reform Journal 4 (2019): 14-25
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AMA Demirel Ucan A , Ucan S . A Critical Review of the Compulsory Schooling Reform in England and its Lasting Implications for Today. Education Reform Journal. 2019; 4(1): 14-25.
Vancouver Demirel Ucan A , Ucan S . A Critical Review of the Compulsory Schooling Reform in England and its Lasting Implications for Today. Education Reform Journal. 2019; 4(1): 25-14.