• This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 133 COX3/11
  • Dates of Creation
      Jan 1973-26 Apr 1985
  • Physical Description
      25 pieces; 43 leaves.

Scope and Content

Bundle of papers relating to the NCES. Includes: a typescript version of the NCES Evidence submitted to the Inquiry into Reading and the Use of English (/1); a bundle of correspondence between Brian Cox and Desmond Lee; correspondence relating to NCES conferences and to the issue of 16+ examinations; NCES circulars; summaries of speeches given by COX to the NCES in 1975 (/15) and 1982 (/23); and a copy of the NCES's response to the Department of Education and Science Consultation Paper on Distinction and Merit Certificates for GCSE in 1985 (/25).


This material was originally stored in one of Cox's miscellaneous files labelled Various items in muddle. Other papers from the same file can be found at COX1/2/6 and COX4/10.