A Glossary of U.K. Education (Vol. 1) | jamestheo

A Glossary of U.K. Education (Vol. 1) | jamestheo

Debates around education on social media can sometimes be hard to follow if you aren’t well versed in the jargon of education in the U.K. With that in mind, we’ve produced this handy glossary of commonly-used terms.
academisation
/əˈkadəmʌɪˈzeɪʃ(ə)n/
noun
1. the process in which a school undertakes a Faustian pact resulting in the handing over of its pupil data to Amazon, the selling of the school fields to Starbucks, and eternal damnation for all staff in exchange for better SATs/GCSE results.
or
2. the process in which a school merely alters a word on their signage and stationery….

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