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Education Policy in England and Wales 2015-2019
From 2015 the conservatives cut funding for education, carried on with academisation and the pupil premium, supported more state selective education, encouraged the EBacc and introduced T Levels.
Academies in England and Wales
Academies were first introduced under New Labour in the year 2000 to drive up standards and improve equality of opportunity. However academies under the coalition and the new Tories have been more about creating a quasi market in education.
Coalition Education Policy (2010-2015)
The coalition government continued the marketisation of education. They introduced Free schools, forced acadamisation, increased university tuition fees, but also the Pupil Premium.
Free Schools – Arguments and Evidence For and Against
Are free schools more successful than regular schools?