Has post war policy made education in England more meritocratic
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... Policy and Meritocratic Education in England Introduction Has post-war policy made education in England more meritocratic? This seemingly simple question is actually confusing because as Sen (2000) has noted, the root word of meritocracy, ‘merit’ could mean many things, like intelligence, ability, or talent, thus the need to explain ‘meritocracy’ first. Furthermore, this question is very broad in the sense that post-war policy addressed many issues like monetary and fiscal, foreign, social, and more. To delimit the topic for better focus and grasp, the policy review centres on the British Nationality Act 1948 (BNA) and the Education Act 1944 (EA) structured into brief introduction, purpose,...