Study Cards on school, education, schools
independent school: where parents must pay
public school: private school for fee-paying pupils. These schools used to be expeensive boarding schools for boys, The emphasis was on character building, sports and teamspirit; all to prepare the boys to become the next generation of gnerals, barristers, or MP (higher lranked jobs). The new elite. All this has changed for the better.
The term is used to identify which council (district or county) is locally responsible for education in a system with several layers of local government.
Local education authorities are not usually ad hoc or standalone authorities, although the former Inner London Education Authority was one example of this.
Other types of school like academies and private schools don’t have to follow the national curriculum.
Academies must teach a broad and balanced curriculum including English, maths and science. They must also teach religious education.
The Dutch equivalent is: ‘Kerndoelen’
Autumn term runs from early September to mid December (half term falls in late October). Spring Term runs from early January to Easter (half term falls in mid February). Summer Term runs from Easter to mid July (half term falls in late May or early June).
Master of Education :M.Ed
Bachelor of Arts :BA
Master of Arts :MA (Drs)
Bachelor of Law :LLB
Master of Law :LLM (MR)
Doctor of Philosophy :PHD (Dr)
The term is now used more broadly to refer to British universities founded in the late 19th and early 20th centuries in major cities.
In many cases, these are former polytechnics or professional colleges which receive the status of a university.
The term is used e.g. in the United Kingdom, France, Poland, Sweden and Norway.
The government publishes the data, and media organisations, including the BBC, produce rankings of the best and worst performers.
What are the redbrick universities
those are the universities with technical bias that sprang up in the industrial towns such as Manchester and Birmingham. They are named after the local red brick they are made of.
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