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Education Policy: Evidence of Equity and Effectiveness

Stephen Gorard


What has been done to achieve fairer and more efficient education systems, and what more can be done in the future? This book provides a comprehensive examination of crucial policy areas for education, such as differential outcomes, the poverty gradient, and the allocation of resources to education, to identify likely causes of educational disadvantage among students and lifelong learners. This analysis is supported by 20 years of extensive research, based in the home countries of the UK and on work in all EU 28 countries, USA, Pakistan, and Japan. The book brings invaluable insights into the ... More

Keywords: education, poverty gradient, education resources, education system, educational disadvantage, education policy

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2018 Print ISBN-13: 9781447342144
Published to Policy Press Scholarship Online: May 2019 DOI:10.1332/policypress/9781447342144.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Stephen Gorard, author
Durham University