This book draws together a wealth of knowledge from a varied list of contributors all of whom recognise the importance of promoting equality in secondary schools. Drawing on a wealth of knowledge from a diverse group of contributors, this volume addresses the importance of going beyond equal opportunities. The contributors provide a compelling argument for promoting equality in secondary schools. Issues covered include: social class; 'race'; gender; sexual orientation; disability and special educational needs with reference to all subjects taught at secondary school level.
Mike Cole is Research Professor in Education and Equality and Head of Research at Bishop Grosseteste University College Lincoln, UK, where he is also Director of the Centre for Education for Social Justice.
Notes on Contributors; Acknowledgements; Preface Mike Cole; Part I: The Wider Context; 1. The Condition of Equality in the USA Wayne Au; 2. Conceptual and Practical Issues for the Teacher Mike Cole; 3. Promoting Equality: Pedagogy and Policy Terry Wrigley and Peter Hick; Part II: The Subjects; 4. Art and Design Paul Dash; 5. Citizenship Dina Kiwan; 6. Design and Technology Matthew Bury and Leila Marr; 7. English Valerie Coultas; 8. Geography Maurice Nyangon; 9. History Ian Woodfield; 10. ICT Maurice Nyangon; 11. Music Martin Milner; 12. Physical Education Jo Shire and Jo Hardman; 13. Science Brian Matthews and John Clay; 14. Personal, Social and Health Education Gillian Hilton; 15. Mathematics Mark Boylan and Hilary Povey; 16. Religious Education Julie Light; 17. Modern Foreign Languages Pura Ariza and Debs Gwynn; Afterword Mike Cole; Index.