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Education Law Handbook

A comprehensive textbook for legal practitioners covering all areas of education law from pre-school to university.
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ISBN/ISSN: 9781784732714

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Why should you buy Education Law Handbook

The Education Law Handbook is a comprehensive textbook for legal practitioners covering all areas of education law from pre-school to university. It has been written by a team of specialist education law barristers at 11KBW in London, the leading education law Chambers in the country. It is structured according to the four main phases of education:

(1) pre-school and nurseries
(2) schooling for children of compulsory school age
(3) sixth-form and further education
(4) higher education

The law applicable to all types of schools, colleges and universities is explained, and themes such as special educational needs, transport, negligence, discrimination and human rights are all dealt with in detail, as is the law applicable to teaching staff and governing bodies. This is book is quite simply the most comprehensive and detailed book on education law available.

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Solicitors, Local Authorities, School Governors and barristers practising in education law.

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Table of contents

Part I: Pre-compulsory school age – Overview; Applicability of matters in Part II, Section 2
Part II: Compulsory school age - Overview
Section 1: Types of schools - Maintained schools; Academies; Independent schools; Miscellaneous
Section 2: General - Establishing, reorganising and discontinuing schools; School transport; School attendance; Examinations; Special educational needs; Discrimination and human rights; Teachers and other adults in the school system; Negligence and contractual liability
Part III: Post-16 provision: sixth form and further education – Overview; Applicability of matters in Part II, Section 2
Part IV: Higher education – Overview; Staff; Students; Complaints and Challenges