An overview of research and public policy debate on academic selection in Northern Ireland. The chapter examines the outcomes of the major investigation of the effects of the selective system of secondary education published in 2000, including a consideration of comparative evidence collected in Scotland. The paper outlines the debate which followed the publication of the Burns Report and presents the current state of play in policy and practice.
|Title of host publication||Everyone's Future: Lessons from fifty years of Scottish comprehensive schooling|
|Editors||Daniel Murphy, Linda Croxford, Cathy Howieson, David Raffe|
|Place of Publication||London|
|Number of pages||11|
|Publication status||Published - 01 Jun 2015|