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News | Case study – A Quiet Revolution: Co-operative schools in the UK

Tuesday 16 December 2014

Linda Shaw of the Cooperative College UK explains the rise of cooperative schools in the UK, and Jimmy Carollo presents a case of Social Housing in France. 

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This case study discusses the growth of a new co-operative sector in England during the past ten years which has been one of the movement’s success stories. The development of more than 700 schools as multi stakeholder co-operatives has been aptly described as ‘a quiet revolution’. Moreover, this ‘revolution’ has occurred during the past decade against what might at first sight seem very unpromising circumstances given a rapidly changing educational environment with frequent major policy shifts and unremitting media attention. Schools have been under constant pressure to continually improve performance and examination results.

The full article is available at this link.