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Volume 40 Number 3 1998



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Editorial. Selection by Specialisation, 75

Brian Simon. A Journal for Comprehensive Education, 76

Clyde Chitty. Education Action Zones: test-beds for privatisation?, 79

Sally Tomlinson. Failing Schools: the case of Hackney Downs, 82

Derek Gillard. Some Thoughts on Spiritual Education, 87

David Hopkins. Tensions in and Prospects for School Improvement: a comment on the White Paper Excellence in Schools, 89

Kate Gilmore, Nicola Heesom & Cathy Parks, with a Foreword and Afterword by Liz Thomson. Defining the Standard: achieving state – some reflections on initial teacher training, 91

Brenda Hanson. Reflection in Action, 94

Ian Duckett. Mapping English Literature: understanding argument, improving learning and developing critical skills, 98

Victoria de Ruke. Literature and Teachers: the great English scapegoats, 103

Sarah Miles. Pupils’ awareness of multi-cultural issues in history, 106

Annabelle Dixon. Bandwagon to Tumbrel, 111

Elaine Hall, Patrick Easen & Joan Santer, with Elaine Mason. Baseline Assessment: are we asking too much?, 113

Tribute to Brian Simon, 116

Book Reviews, 11



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