Alternative Education and Community Engagement: Making Education a Priority

  • Ornette D. Clennon
  • Cassie Earl
  • Kehinde Andrews

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About this book


This book explores the ethical and philosophical issues behind the provision of market-led alternative education. The volume examines the models of Free, Studio, Supplementary and Co-operative school provisions, asking whether a market-based approach to delivering higher standards of education actually works.


Free Schools Knowledge is Power Programme (KIPP) Charter Schools Sure Start Supplementary Schools Saturday Schools Studio Schools Enterprise Education Co-operative Schools Co-operative Movement critical pedagogy Minecraft collaborative learning independent learning market-led education provision BAME achievement resistance protest creative curriculum school attractiveness education learning school Standards

Authors and affiliations

  • Ornette D. Clennon
    • 1
  • Cassie Earl
    • 1
  • Kehinde Andrews
    • 2
  1. 1.Manchester Metropolitan UniversityUK
  2. 2.Newman UniversityUK

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 2014
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, London
  • eBook Packages Palgrave Education Collection
  • Print ISBN 978-1-349-49057-8
  • Online ISBN 978-1-137-41541-7
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