By Mike Cole
Drawing on a wealth of information from a diverse record of participants, this quantity addresses the significance of going past equivalent possibilities. The members supply a compelling argument for selling equality in secondary colleges. concerns coated contain: social classification; 'race'; gender; sexual orientation; incapacity and distinctive academic wishes with regards to all topics taught at secondary university point.
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Inaugural professorial lecture, University of Northampton, 29 November. Reay, D. (2006) 'Compounding inequalities: gender and class in education', in C. Skelton, B. Francis and L. Smulyan (eds), The SAGE Handbook of Gender and Education. London: Sage. Renold, E. (2000a), 'Coming out: gender, (hetero)sexuality and the primary school'. Gender and Education, 12, (3),309-27. - (2000b), 'Presumed innocence: heterosexual, homophobic and heterosexist harassment in the primary school'. Childhood, 9, (4),415-34.
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Equality in the Secondary School: Promoting Good Practice Across the Curriculum by Mike Cole