Policy paper

Your child, your schools, our future: building a 21st century schools system

This publication was published under the 2005 to 2010 Labour government

Proposed changes to teaching and schools to help prepare young people for the challenges of the 21st century.



This publication describes the challenges and changes that schools and pupils now face, and describes reforms that have been made to the education system to meet these.

It also sets out plans for securing the pupil and the parent guarantees across the country, outlining changes to the curriculum, school partnerships, leadership and responsibilities.