Pioneers: Plowden, Rumbold, Ball
Thursday, November 30, 2017
We look at how the reports authored and championed by Sir Christopher Ball, Lady Bridget Plowden and Dame Angela Rumbold influenced education policy.
- Lady Plowden, Dame Angela Rumbold and Sir Christopher Ball were authors of three of the most influential modern assessments of early education
- Their work continues to be a source of inspiration, review and critique of the early learning culture and effective practice
- Practitioners should familiarise themselves with the contents of the reports: Start Right: The Importance of Early Learning; Children and their Primary Schools; Starting With Quality: The Rumbold Report of the committee of inquiry into the quality of the educational experiences offered to 3-and 4-year olds
Note: This article was first published in the February 2008 issue of eye
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