West, Anne


Professor Anne West  

Department

Position held

Education Research Group (ERG)

Director, Education Research Group

Department of Social Policy

Experience keywords:

education policy in comparative perspective; school finance; education policy; early years education policy

Research summary > [Click to expand]

Current research focuses on recent reforms to the English secondary school system including the development of the academies programme; secondary school admissions; education systems in comparative perspective; transitions to adulthood.

Languages:

French [Spoken: Intermediate, Written: Intermediate]

Media experience:

RadioTV

Contact Points

LSE phone number:

+44 (0)20 7955 7269

Publications

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2015

West, Anne and Roberts, Jonathan and Lewis, Jane and Noden, Philip (2015) Paying for higher education in England: funding policy and families British Journal of Educational Studies. 1-35. ISSN 0007-1005

2014

Lewis, Jane and West, Anne and Roberts, Jonathan and Noden, Philip (2014) Parents’ involvement and university students’ independence Families, Relationships and Societies: An international Journal of research and debate. ISSN 2046-7435

West, Anne (2014) Marchés et quasi-marchés dans le financement de l’éducation: le cas de l’Angleterre Revue internationale d'éducation de Sèvres, 65. 57-67. ISSN 2261-4265

West, Anne (2014) Academies in England and independent schools (fristående skolor) in Sweden: policy, privatisation, access and segregation Research Papers in Education, 29 (3). 330-350. ISSN 0267-1522

Lewis, Jane and West, Anne (2014) Re-shaping social care services for older people in England: policy development and the problem of achieving ‘good care’ Journal of Social Policy, 43 (01). 1-18. ISSN 0047-2794

Noden, Philip and West, Anne and Hind, Audrey (2014) Banding and ballots: secondary school admisssions in England: admissions in 2012/13 and the impact of growth of academies The Sutton Trust, London, UK.

2013

West, Anne and Mitchell, Louisa and Murphy, Tony (2013) Implementing evidence-based parenting programmes in a small sample of english urban local authorities: eligibility, fidelity and intensity Children and Society, 27 (6). 471-483. ISSN 0951-0605

West, Anne and Bailey, Elizabeth (2013) The development of the academies programme: ‘privatising’ school-based education in England 1986–2013 British Journal of Educational Studies, 61 (2). 137-159. ISSN 0007-1005

West, Anne and Nikolai, Rita (2013) Welfare regimes and education regimes: equality of opportunity and expenditure in the EU (and US) Journal of Social Policy, 42 (3). 469-493. ISSN 0047-2794

Nikolai, Rita and West, Anne (2013) School type and inequality In: Brooks, Rachel and McCormack, Mark and Bhopal, Kalwant, (eds.) Contemporary Debates in the Sociology of Education. Palgrave Macmillan, Basingstoke, UK. ISBN 9781137269874

2012

West, Anne (2012) Education in schools In: Alcock, Pete and May, Margaret and Wright, Sharon, (eds.) The Student's Companion to Social Policy. Wiley-Blackwell. ISBN 9780470655658

West, Anne and Ylönen, Annamari (2012) Choix, autonomie et financement: l’Angleterre et la Finlande dans une approche comparative In: Demeuse, Marc, (ed.) des Coulisses des Évaluations Internationales a Leur Influence. Éducation comparée (nouvelle série) (7). Association francophone d'Éducation comparée, 103-122. ISBN 9782874190759

2011

West, Anne (2011) Education policy In: Arthur, James and Peterson, Andrew, (eds.) The Routledge Companion to Education. Routledge, London, UK, 332-340. ISBN 9780415583466

West, Anne and Ylönen, Annamari (2011) Market-oriented reforms in school-based education in England and Finland CESifo Dice Report, 9 (4). 50-53. ISSN 1615-0663

Lewis, Jane and Finnegan, Cathy and West, Anne (2011) Issues in the development of children’s centres on nursery and primary school sites Educational Studies, 37 (4). 435-445. ISSN 0305-5698

Allen, Rebecca and West, Anne (2011) Why do faith secondary schools have advantaged intakes?: the relative importance of neighbourhood characteristics, social background and religious identification amongst parents British Educational Research Journal, 37 (4). 691-712. ISSN 0141-1926

West, Anne and Barham, Eleanor and Hind, Audrey (2011) Secondary school admissions in England 2001 to 2008: changing legislation, policy and practice Oxford Review of Education, 37 (1). 1-20. ISSN 0305-4985

Allen, Rebecca and Coldron, John and West, Anne (2011) The effect of changes in published secondary school admissions on pupil composition Journal of Education Policy, 27 (3). 349-366. ISSN 0268-0939

West, Anne and Mattei, Paola and Roberts, Jonathan (2011) Accountability and sanctions in English schools British Journal of Educational Studies, 59 (1). 41-62. ISSN 0007-1005

Challen, Amy and Noden, Philip and West, Anne and Machin, Stephen (2011) UK resilience programme evaluation: final report Research reports, DFE-RR097. Department for Education, London, UK.

2010

West, Anne and Barham, Eleanor (2010) L'impact de la crise financière sur la politique d'éducation supérieure au Royaume-Uni Economies et Sociétés , 43. 627-644. ISSN 0013-0567

West, Anne (2010) High stakes testing, accountability, incentives and consequences in English schools Policy and Politics, 38 (1). 23-39. ISSN 0305-5736

Allen, Rebecca and Coldron, John and West, Anne (2010) The effect of changes in published secondary school admissions on pupil composition DFE-RR038. Department for Education , London, UK . ISBN 9781847758002

Challen, Amy and Noden, Philip and West, Anne and Machin, Stephen (2010) UK Resilience programme evaluation: second interim report DFE-RR006. Department for Education , London, UK. ISBN 9781847757609

West, Anne and Ylönen, Annamari (2010) Market-oriented school reform in England and Finland: school choice, finance and governance Educational Studies, 36 (1). 1-12. ISSN 0305-5698

West, Anne and Allmendinger, Jutta and Nikolai, Rita and Barham, Eleanor (2010) Decentralisation and educational achievement in Germany and the UK Environment and Planning C: Government and Policy, 28 (3). 450-468. ISSN 0263-774X

West, Anne (2010) Funding early years education and care: can a mixed economy of providers deliver universal high quality provision? British Journal of Educational Studies, 58 (2). 155-179. ISSN 1467-8527

2009

Noden, Philip and West, Anne (2009) Attainment gaps between the most deprived and advantaged schools The Sutton Trust, London, UK.

Allen, Rebecca and West, Anne (2009) Response to 'Reflections on Allen and West's paper by G.Grace' Oxford Review of Education, 35 (4). 505-507. ISSN 0305-4985

West, Anne and Robertson, Jonathan and Noden, Philip (2009) Early years single funding formula: memorandum submitted to the House of Commons Select Committee on Children, Schools and Families Parliament, UK, London, UK .

West, Anne and Barham, Eleanor and Hind, Audrey (2009) Secondary school admissions in England: policy and practice Research and Information on State Education Trust, London, UK.

Challen, Amy and Noden, Philip and West, Anne and Machin, Stephen (2009) UK Resilience programme evaluation: interim report DCSF-RR094. Department for Education , London, UK. ISBN 9781847754158

Noden, Philip and West, Anne (2009) Secondary school admissions in England: admission forums, local authorities and schools Research and Information on State Education , London, UK .

West, Anne and Barham, Eleanor (2009) Student mobility, qualifications and academic recognition in the EU Assessment in Education: Principles, Policy and Practice, 16 (1). 25-37. ISSN 0969-594X

Allen, Rebecca and West, Anne (2009) Religious schools in London: school admissions, religious composition and selectivity Oxford Review of Education, 35 (4). 471-494. ISSN 0305-4985

Lewis, Jane and West, Anne (2009) 'Friending': London-based undergraduates' experience of Facebook New Media and Society, 11 (7). 1209-1229. ISSN 1461-7315

Pennell, Hazel and West, Anne (2009) Campaigns by parents to set up new schools in England: issues and barriers Educational Studies, 35 (1). 37-52. ISSN 0305-5698

West, Anne and Emmerson, Carl and Frayne, Christine and Hind, Audrey (2009) Examining the impact of opportunity bursaries on the financial circumstances and attitudes of undergraduate students in England Higher Education Quarterly, 63 (2). 119-140. ISSN 1468-2273

West, Anne (2009) Redistribution and financing schools in England under Labour: are resources going where needs are greatest? Education Management, Administration and Leadership, 37 (2). 158-179. ISSN 1741-1432

West, Anne and Lewis, Jane and Currie, Peter (2009) Students' Facebook 'friends': public and private spheres Journal of Youth Studies, 12 (6). 615-627. ISSN 1367-6261

West, Anne and Pennell, Hazel and Hind, Audrey (2009) Quasi-regulation and principal-agent relationships: secondary school admissions in London, England Educational Management Administration and Leadership, 37 (6). 784-805. ISSN 1741-1432

2008

West, Anne (2008) Education in schools In: Alcock, Pete and May, Margaret and Rowlingson, Karen, (eds.) The Student’s Companion to Social Policy. Blackwell Publishing, Oxford, UK, 326-334. ISBN 9781405169011

Noden, Philip and West, Anne (2008) The funding of English primary education Primary review research survey 10/1. Faculty of Education, University of Cambridge, Cambridge.

West, Anne and Allen, Rebecca (2008) Diversity of school provision: faith schools, memorandum submitted to the House of Commons select committee on children, schools and families House of Commons papers 432 2008-09, H.M.S.O, London, UK. ISBN 9780215530004

West, Anne and Currie, Peter (2008) School diversity and social justice: policy and politics Educational Studies, 34 (3). 241-250. ISSN 0305-5698

West, Anne and Currie, Peter (2008) The role of the private sector in publicly-funded schooling in England: finance, delivery and decision making Policy and Politics, 36 (2). 191-207. ISSN 0305-5736

2007

West, Anne and Currie, Peter (2007) Le secteur privé dans les écoles financées par l'Etat en Angleterre In: Vinokur, Annie, (ed.) Pouvoirs et Financements En Éducation: Qui Paye Décide?. L'Harmattan, Paris, France. ISBN 9782296039803

West, Anne (2007) Schools, financing and educational standards In: Hills, John and Le Grand, Julian and Piachaud, David, (eds.) Making Social Policy Work. CASE studies on poverty, place and policy. Policy Press, Bristol, UK, 85-108. ISBN 9781861349576

Pennell, Hazel and West, Anne (2007) Parents in the driving seat? Parents' role in setting up new secondary schools Research and Information on State Education Trust, London, UK.

West, Anne (2007) Poverty and educational achievement: why do children from low-income families tend to do less well at school? Benefits: the Journal of Poverty and Social Justice, 15 (3). 283-297. ISSN 1759-8273

Noden, Philip and Rutt, Simon and Schagen, Sandie and West, Anne (2007) Evaluation of the Two Year Key Stage 3 Project Research report, 836. Department for Education and Skills, London, UK. ISBN 9781844789023

West, Anne and Hind, Audrey (2007) School choice in London, England: characteristics of students in different types of schools Peabody Journal of Education, 82 (2/3). 498-529. ISSN 0161-956X

2006

West, Anne and Ingram, Dabney and Hind, Audrey (2006) "Skimming the cream"? Admissions to charter schools in the US and autonomous schools in England Educational Policy, 20 (4). 615-639. ISSN 0895-9048

Pennell, Hazel and Hind, Audrey and West, Anne (2006) Evaluation of Aimhigher: excellence challenge. Follow-up surveys of opportunity bursary applicants Research report, 710. DfES Publications, Annesley, UK. ISBN 1844786587

West, Anne and Emmerson, Carl and Hind, Audrey and Frayne, Christine (2006) Evaluation of Aimhigher: excellence challenge: synthesis report: surveys of opportunity bursary applicants and economic evaluation Research report, 709. DfES Publications, Annesley, UK. ISBN 1844786579

Pennell, Hazel and West, Anne and Hind, Audrey (2006) Secondary school admissions in London Clare Market Paper, 19. Centre for Educational Research, London, UK. ISBN 0753019566

West, Anne and Pennell, Hazel (2006) Market-oriented reforms and "high stakes" testing: incentives and consequences In: Vinokur, Annie, (ed.) Pouvoirs et Mesure En Éducation. Cahiers de la recherche sur l'education and savoirs (1/2005). Maison Des Sciences De L'homme, Paris, France, 181-199. ISBN 9782735110803

West, Anne (2006) The pre-school education market in England from 1997: quality, availability, affordability and equity Oxford Review of Education, 32 (3). 283-301. ISSN 0305-4985

West, Anne and Hind, Audrey (2006) Selectivity, admissions and intakes to ‘comprehensive’ schools in London, England Educational Studies, 32 (2). 145-155. ISSN 0305-5698

West, Anne (2006) School choice, equity and social justice: the case for more control British Journal of Educational Studies, 54 (1). 15-33. ISSN 1467-8527

Newman, M. and Garrett, Z. and Elbourne, D. and Bradley, S. and Noden, Philip and Taylor, J. and West, Anne (2006) Does secondary school size make a difference?: A systematic review Educational Research Review, 1 (1). 41-60. ISSN 1747-938X

2005

West, Anne (2005) School "choice": the limits of quasi-regulation Consumer Policy Review, 15 (3). 94-98. ISSN 0961-1134

West, Anne (2005) Secondary school admissions and parental choice In: Wragg, Ted, (ed.) Letters to the Prime Minister: the Future of Education. The New Vision Group, London, UK. ISBN 9780954997205

Pennell, Hazel and West, Anne and Hind, Audrey (2005) Evaluation of Aimhigher: excellence challenge survey of higher education providers 2004 Research report, RR644. Department for Education and Skills, London, UK. ISBN 1844784991

West, Anne and Hind, Audrey and Pennell, Hazel (2005) Evaluation of Aimhigher: excellence challenge first survey of opportunity bursary applicants 2002/03 Research report, RR654. Department for Education and Skills, London, UK. ISBN 1844785092

Braun, Annette and West, Anne and Noden, Philip and Hind, Audrey (2005) Evaluation of the pupil learning credits pilot scheme: analysis of pupil's progress and pupil survey responses Brief, RB686. DfES Publications, London, UK. ISBN 1844786021

Braun, Annette and Noden, Philip and Hind, Audrey and McNally, Sandra and West, Anne (2005) Final report of the evaluation of the pupil learning credits pilot scheme Research report, 687. Department for Education and Skills, London, UK. ISBN 184478603X

Kendall, Lesley and O'Donnell, Lisa and Golden, Sarah and Ridley, Kate and Machin, Stephen and Rutt, Simon and McNally, Sandra and Schagen, Ian and Meghir, Costas and Stoney, Sheila and Morris, Marian and West, Anne and Noden, Philip (2005) Excellence in cities: the national evaluation of a policy to raise standards in urban schools 2000-2003 Research report, 675a. Department for Education and Skills, London, UK. ISBN 184478567X

West, Anne (2005) "Banding" and secondary school admissions: 1972-2004 British Journal of Educational Studies, 53 (1). 19-33. ISSN 0007-1005

Pennell, Hazel and West, Anne (2005) The impact of increased fees on participation on higher education in England Higher Education Quarterly, 59 (2). 127-137. ISSN 0951-5224

2004

Braun, Annette and West, Anne (2004) Evaluation of the pupil learning credits pilot scheme: interviews with headteachers and case studies of schools Research report, RR543. Department for Education and Skills, London, UK. ISBN 184478245X

West, Anne (2004) Perspectives de financement de la demande de cours et formations pour adultes en Europe In: Guyot, Jean-Luc and Mainguet, Christine and Van Haeperen, Beatrice, (eds.) La Formation Professionnelle Continue: Enjeux Sociétaux. De Boeck, Brussels, Belgium. ISBN 9782804144036

Pennell, Hazel and West, Anne and Hind, Audrey (2004) The national evaluation of Aimhigher: survey of higher education providers 2003 Research Report, 537. Department for Education and Skills, London. ISBN 1844782395

West, Anne and Stokes, Eleanor and Bäcklund, Ann-Katrin and Freudendal, Malene and Meusy, Martine and Poux, Emmanuel and Schöpper-Grabe, Sigrid (2004) ICT learning and training: data, policies and practice in selected EU countries ICT Observatory, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

West, Anne and Gibbs, Rebecca (2004) Selecting undergraduate students: what can the UK learn from the American SAT? Higher Education Quarterly, 58 (1). 63-67. ISSN 0951-5224

West, Anne and Hind, Audrey and Pennell, Hazel (2004) School admissions and "selection" in comprehensive schools: policy and practice Oxford Review of Education, 30 (3). 347-369. ISSN 0305-4985

2003

West, Anne and Pennell, Hazel (2003) Underachievement in schools School concerns. Routledge Falmer, London, UK. ISBN 9780415241311

Vaniscotte, Francine and Houguenague, Aude and West, Anne, eds (2003) La mobilité étudiante en Europe, mythe ou réalité? Comparaison France - Royaume-Uni Educations et sociétés. L'Harmattan, Paris, France. ISBN 2747556034

West, Anne (2003) Comparer les systèmes éducatifs: débats et problèmes méthodologiques In: Lallement, Michael and Spurk, Jan, (eds.) Stratégies De la Comparaison Internationale. CNRS sociologie. CNRS Editions, Paris, France, 199-214. ISBN 9782271061591

West, Anne and Pennell, Hazel and Hind, Audrey (2003) Secondary school admissions in England: selection by stealth Management in Education, 17 (4). 18-22. ISSN 1741-9883

West, Anne and Noden, Philip (2003) Parental choice and involvement: private and state schools In: Walford, Geoffrey, (ed.) British Private Schools: Research on Policy and Practice. Woburn education series. Routledge, London, UK, 177-193. ISBN 9780713002287

West, Anne and Dimitropoulos, A. (2003) Vue d'ensemble de la mobilité étudiante In: Vaniscotte, Francine and Houguenague, Aude and West, Anne, (eds.) La Mobilité Étudiante En Europe, Mythe Ou Réalité? Comparaison France - Royaume-Uni. Educations et sociétés. L'Harmattan, Paris, France. ISBN 2747556034

West, Anne and Stokes, Eleanor (2003) Obstacles, solutions et recommandations politiques In: Vaniscotte, Francine and Houguenague, Aude and West, Anne, (eds.) La Mobilité Étudiante En Europe, Mythe Ou Réalité?: Comparaison France-Royaume-Uni. Educations et sociétés. L'Harmattan, Paris, France. ISBN 2747556034

West, Anne and Dimitropoulos, A. and Houguenague, A. (2003) Incitations européennes et nationales à la mobilité In: Vaniscotte, Francine and Houguenague, Aude and West, Anne, (eds.) La Mobilité Étudiante En Europe, Mythe Ou Réalité?: Comparaison France-Royaume-Uni. Educations et sociétés. L'Harmattan, Paris, France. ISBN 2747556034

West, Anne and Dimitropoulos, A. (2003) Pourquoi les étudiants français choisissent-ils d'étudier à l'étranger?: et pourquoi choisissent-ils des universités du Royaume-Uni? In: Vaniscotte, Francine and Houguenague, Aude and West, Anne, (eds.) La Mobilité Étudiante En Europe, Mythe Ou Réalité?: Comparaison France-Royaume-Uni. Educations et sociétés. L'Harmattan, Paris, France. ISBN 2747556034

Bell, Kate and West, Anne (2003) Specialist schools: an exploration of competition and co-operation Educational Studies, 29 (2/3). 273-289. ISSN 0305-5698

2002

West, Anne and Noden, Philip and Stokes, Eleanor (2002) Higher education admissions and student mobility European Educational Research Journal, 1 (1). 151-172. ISSN 1474-9041

West, Anne and Ingram, Dabney (2002) 'Quasi-regulation' and secondary school admissions in England Management in Education, 16 (2). 23-27. ISSN 0892-0206

West, Anne and Pennell, Hazel (2002) How new is New Labour? The quasi-market and English schools 1997 to 2001 British Journal of Educational Studies, 50 (2). 206-224. ISSN 1467-8527

2001

West, Anne and Noden, Philip (2001) How special are specialist schools? Parliamentary Brief, 7 (8). 55-57. ISSN 1354-5507

West, Anne and Stokes, Eleanor (2001) Nowadays why should the Brits bother learning a foreign language? Parliamentary Brief, 7 (4). 29-30. ISSN 1354-5507

West, Anne (2001) Mobile students expose different educational policies in higher education Lline - Lifelong Learning in Europe, 4 (3). 154-160. ISSN 1239-6826

West, Anne (2001) Choice and diversity: the case for small specialist schools New Economy, 8 (4). 208-212. ISSN 1070-3535

West, Anne and Ingram, Dabney (2001) Making school admissions fairer? 'Quasi-regulation' under New Labour Educational Management Administration and Leadership, 29 (4). 459-473. ISSN 1741-1432

West, Anne and West, Robert and Pennell, Hazel and Travers, Tony (2001) Financing school-based education in England: Poverty, examination results and expenditure Environment and Planning C: Government and Policy, 19 (3). 461-471. ISSN 0263-774X

2000

West, Anne and Pennell, Hazel and West, Robert (2000) New Labour and education spending: the need to reform the funding of schools New Economy, 7 (2). 92-97. ISSN 1468-0041

West, Anne and Pennell, Hazel and West, Robert and Travers, Tony (2000) Financing school-based education in England: principles and problems In: Coleman, Marianne and Anderson, Lesley, (eds.) Managing Finance and Resources in Education. Centre for Educational Leadership & Management (4). Paul Chapman Educational Publishing, London, UK, 59-80. ISBN 9780761965565

West, Anne and Pennell, Hazel (2000) Publishing school examination results in England: incentives and consequences Educational Studies, 26 (4). 423-436. ISSN 0305-5698

West, Anne and Pennell, Hazel and West, Robert (2000) New Labour and school-based education in England: changing the system of funding? British Educational Research Journal, 26 (4). 523-536. ISSN 0141-1926


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