This White Paper is not much help to the Every Child Matters agenda

Waterman, Chris
November 2005
Education Journal;Nov2005, Issue 90, p8
Academic Journal
The article presents information on the failure of the White Paper, "Higher Standards, Better Schools for All," to complement the Childcare Bill, "Every Child Matters." The White Paper does not make any reference to Every Child Matters. The paper has made clear that, within the British DfES, this document was generated in the "schools silo" with no apparent account taken of the thinking going on in the "children's silo." The White Paper militates against the thrust of the Every Child Matters agenda in general and in a number of specifics.


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