Beyond the School Gates
Can Full Service and Extended Schools Overcome Disadvantage?
Routledge – 2011 – 146 pages
This book, for the first time ever, critically examines the role of full service and extended schools. The authors draw on their extensive international evaluations of this radical new phenomenon to ask:
This book will be of interest to anyone involved in extended and full service school provision, as a practitioner, policy-maker, or researcher.
1. Full Service and Extended Schools - An International Movement? 2. What are they For? 3. Inside the Schools 4. Challenges and Possibilities 5. Issues in Evaluation 6. Achievements and Limitations 7. Rethinking Full Service and Extended Schools
Colleen Cummings is a Research Associate in the Research Centre for Learning and Teaching, University of Newcastle, UK.
Alan Dyson is Professor of Education at the University of Manchester, UK, where he co-directs the Centre for Equity in Education. He was previously Director of the Special Needs Research Centre at the University of Newcastle.
Liz Todd is Professor of Educational Inclusion at the University of Newcastle. Her Routledge book, Partnerships for Inclusive Education, was shortlisted for the 2007 NASEN/TES Academic Book Award