The aim of the British school system should be to produce a well-educated population and not a well-educated elite. How might the Education Reform Act of 1988 impact on our ability to realise this objective?
This lecture is part of Professor Rae's series, 'The Education Reform Act 1988 in its Historical and International Context'. The other lectures in this series are:
Where did the war-time dream go wrong?
Do the British know what education is for?
What should we teach the children?
How do we create good schools?