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    School Admissions: Increasing Equity, Accountability and Transparency.Anne West, Hazel Pennell & Philip Noden - 1998 - British Journal of Educational Studies 46 (2):188 - 200.
    This paper examines the impact of education reforms on school admissions policies and practices. It discusses the changes that are needed to improve the current system, especially in areas where the market is highly developed. It is concluded that the new legislation to be enacted by the current Labour Government should be beneficial, but that more far-reaching changes are needed for the admissions process to be equitable, transparent and accountable.
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    Funding Early Years Education And Care: Can A Mixed Economy Of Providers Deliver Universal High Quality Provision?Anne West, Jonathan Roberts & Philip Noden - 2010 - British Journal of Educational Studies 58 (2):155-179.
    There has been a focus on policies relating to early years education and care across the developed world and particularly in Europe. In the UK, there has been a raft of policy changes alongside increased investment. However, this paper argues that these changes may not be sufficient to meet EU objectives in terms of quality or the government's policy goals of high quality, affordable and accessible early years education and care. There are major issues that appear to militate against achieving (...)
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    ‘Nationalising’ and Transforming the Public Funding of Early Years Education in England 1996–2017.Anne West & Philip Noden - 2019 - British Journal of Educational Studies 67 (2):145-167.
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    Choices and Expectations at Primary and Secondary Stages in the State and Private Sectors.Anne West, Philip Noden, Ann Edge, Miriam David & Jackie Davies - 1998 - Educational Studies 24 (1):45-60.
    This paper examines a range of issues concerned with the process of choosing schools in the private and state sectors at the primary/pre‐preparatory stage and at the time of transfer to secondary/senior school. The findings indicate that choices about schools are made at different times and in different ways by parents who use the state and private sectors. One of the key findings is that the process of choosing a school begins earlier in the private than in the state sector; (...)
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    Paying for Higher Education in England: Funding Policy and Families.Anne West, Jonathan Roberts, Jane Lewis & Philip Noden - 2015 - British Journal of Educational Studies 63 (1):23-45.