November 2019 (1)
Fellows attended a public lecture at Bristol University by Roger Bullock on Abolishing the Public Schools: Lessons from Research and History. It began by unravelling the complications surrounding intentions to abolish public schools and all forms of private education in the UK. It then discussed the economic, social and political factors likely to affect plans and the importance of considering wider moral issues of social justice, fairness, opportunity and freedom of choice. It concluded by reviewing reforms that might be realistic.
View slides here.