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Flashcards in New Labour 1997 - 2010 Deck (15):
1

Fresh Start

Closing failing schools, rebranding and then re opened
Raising Standards/Equality of Opporunity

2

Excellence in Cities

Funding for underachieving inner city schools
Raising Standards/Equality of Opportunity

3

Education Action Zones

Schools closed, linked with local businesses for funding
Raising Standards/Equality of Opportunity

4

Literacy and Numeracy hours

Set amount of hours per week
Raising Standards

5

Gifted and Talented

Specialist students - Additional activities /opportunities
Meeting the needs of Economy

6

New Deal

Vocational - 6 month training for unemployed youngsters who would lose benefits if not completed. Meeting needs of Economy

7

Value added league tables

Progress from GCSE - Teacher affect on learning
Equality of Opportunity/Raising Strandards

8

Curriculum 2000

Introduction of AS/A2 - Both years

9

Sure Start

Additional funding for families (with young children) who are earning below average
Equality of Opportunity

10

E.M.A

Funding for households less than £11k per year - £30 per week cash for education
Equality of Opportunity

11

Personalised Learning

Focus on individual - education tailored for their needs
Equality of Opportunity

12

Citizenship Education

Subject aiming to provide additional life skills
Equality of Opportunity

13

He tuition Fees

Raised to help unis stay open
Equality of Opportunity/Diversity of Choice

14

14-19 Reform

Trying to improve bridge between secondary school and College Equality of Opportunity/Diversity of Choice

15

Academy Schools

For failing schools - Links with local businesses for funding
Equality of opportunity/Raising Standards