English Baccalaureate

Publication date: 7 Feb 2018 | Publication type: National Institute Economic Review | Theme: Education & Labour | External authors: Anders, J, Henderson, M, Moulton, V, Sullivan, A | JEL classification: I20 | Journal: National Institute Economic Review Issue 243 | Publisher: Sage Publications, London
A major part of the 2010–15 UK government’s education reforms in England was a focus on the curriculum that pupils study from ages 14–16. Most high profile was the introduction of the English Baccalaureate (EBacc) performance measure for schools, incentivising study of “subjects the Russell Group...