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Add your voice to the education debate

Updated Friday, 8th April 2011

Are you a parent? Do you want to add your voice to the debate about how education should be remade for the 21st Century?

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The government is currently thinking about making a lot of changes to education in England - particularly to what is taught as part of the national curriculum. Coalition for Education in the 21st Century wants to help spark and shape a debate about these changes, by inviting you to take part in a major survey.

A Sixth Form College in Brighton
What will schools look like in the future? You can help shape them.

Coalition for Education in the 21st Century was formed in response to rapid changes occurring in education and encompasses educators from organizations and individuals from right across England.

The C4E21 team are looking for parents of children and young people, aged between 5 and 18, to share their views. What is it they want for their children? You can find an online version of the survey at or, if you prefer you can download and print a pdf version from there.

The online and the pdf versions both take about five minutes to complete and your responses will be anonymous. The deadline for completion is 23 May 2011. The findings will be summarized and submitted to government to play a part in shaping the future of education across the country.

The c4e21 team includes Professor Brahm Norwich, University of Exeter, with Professor Anna Craft (Exeter and The Open University), Professor Teresa Cremin (The Open University), Professor David Messer (The Open University) and Marilyn Mottram (Birmingham Local Authority)


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