The "freedom to frame questions... worth asking" or three stories and three (other) fragments of research
Warner, L. (2008) The "freedom to frame questions... worth asking" or three stories and three (other) fragments of research. English in Education, 42 (1). pp. 88-100.
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To link to this article DOI: 10.1111/j.1754-8845.2007.00006.x
In our state of centralised control of the curriculum and high-stakes testing an examination subject's assessment objectives have become high profile. Some of the anomalous effects of this profile are shown in the teaching, question-setting, and marking of English literature. Glimpses of earlier times are revealed, all three secondary school key stages are considered, examination performances are discussed, and the views of beginning teachers about teaching to the test are sought.