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Learning outcomes

After studying this unit you should be able to:

  • understand how the English language has changed over time from its origins to the present day;

  • understand the relationship between the history of the English language and social and political processes;

  • demonstrate aspects of the shifting configurations of English language practices and the social, cultural and political histories from which texts emerge;

  • understand methods of enquiry in
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This unit was written by Professor Grahame F. Thompson, Professor of Political Economy at The Open University. Researching the political economy of the international system and the process of ‘globalization’.

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1.2 Challenges to child-centredness: the curriculum and assessment 5–14 programme

In Scotland, the Scottish Curriculum and Assessment 5–14 Programme is an essential part of the initiative that has been promoted by HM Inspectorate as upholding and maintaining the standard of pupils' achievements in Scottish schools. A Scottish Education Department (SED) consultative paper enjoined the inspectorate to ‘pay particular attention in their inspection of schools to the extent to which schools and education authorities have had regard to the national curricular policies
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