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  1. Class Size

    Eastern and Western perspectives on its effects

    By Peter Blatchford, Kam Wing Chan, Galton Maurice, Kwok Chan Lai, John Chi Kin Lee

    Series: Asia-Europe Education Dialogue

    This book captures the range of views and evidence on class size across the world; seeks to clarify these deeply held views and move toward a clearer view of what we know and do not know about class size effects; and identify future steps in terms of policy and research. Of all the issues in...

    To Be Published October 1st 2015 by Routledge

  2. Learning to Teach Small Classes

    Lessons from East Asia

    By Maurice Galton, Kwok Chan Lai, Kam Wing Chan

    The justification for smaller classes has traditionally been that students can receive more individual attention and be provided with a curriculum that promotes student centred learning. However, in Asia where student engagement is generally over 90% in primary school classrooms, the focus of...

    Published August 13th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Inside the Secondary Classroom (RLE Edu O)

    By Sara Delamont, Maurice Galton

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education

    Focusing on pupils moving from primary to middle or secondary school, it describes and evaluates the schools’ programmes to ease transfer, and includes material provided by the pupils themselves. The main body of the book is a rich and detailed account of the first months of life in new secondary...

    Published February 27th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Reinventing Schools, Reforming Teaching

    From Political Visions to Classroom Reality

    By John Bangs, John MacBeath, Maurice Galton

    What lessons can we learn from the relationship between policy-makers and schools over the life of the ‘New’ Labour and its predecessor Conservative government? What happened to ‘Education, Education, Education’ as it travelled from political vision to classroom practice? What are the lasting...

    Published September 16th 2010 by Routledge

  5. Transfer from the Primary Classroom

    20 Years On

    By Maurice Galton, Linda Hargreaves

    The ORACLE (Observation and Classroom Learning and Evaluation) and its follow-up study address the following questions:Has teaching in the primary school changed over the past twenty years?Has pupil performance improved or declined?Are the links between certain teacher approaches and pupil...

    Published November 15th 2001 by Routledge

  6. Inside the Primary Classroom: 20 Years On

    By Chris Comber, Maurice Galton, Linda Hargreaves, Debbie Wall

    In recent years primary education has been the subject of continuing debate with questions of standards and their apparent decline being raised with alarming regularity. Central in informing these debates has been the ORACLE study of groupwork in primary classrooms. Published during the 1980s,...

    Published February 11th 1999 by Routledge

  7. Group Work in the Primary Classroom

    By Maurice Galton, John Williamson

    Drawing on the work of Vygotsky, the authors look at the social and emotional advantages children can gain from working together. They use case studies derived from the ORACLE II group work project at Leicester, and also take into account the advances made in collaborative group work in other...

    Published May 7th 1992 by Routledge

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