Lessons from a city challenge
The last twenty years have seen extensive efforts in many countries to improve the quality of state education systems. The dominant approach has involved top-down methods that have sought to bring about improvements in practice, particularly in respect to teaching and leadership. Whilst evidence...
To Be Published March 15th 2015 by Routledge
Despite consistent improvements in the school systems of over recent years, there are still too many children who miss out. It is not only children from disadvantaged backgrounds attending hard-pressed urban schools that the system is failing - even in the most successful schools there are...
Published December 13th 2011 by Routledge
An Inquiry-Based Approach
Responding to Diversity in Schools provides guidance for education practitioners on how to use an inquiry-based approach in responding to learner diversity. It supports readers in addressing an agenda for change, considering questions such as: Who are the learners who are missing out? What...
Published September 20th 2010 by Routledge
Series: Improving Learning
While many books explore the possibilities for developing inclusive practices in schools, and ‘inclusion’ is widely regarded as a desirable goal, much of the literature on the subject has been narrowly concerned with the inclusion of pupils with special educational needs. This book however, takes...
Published September 14th 2006 by Routledge
From Research to Practice
The aim of this book is to consider how schools and LEAs can develop inclusive policies and practices for students who experience a range of difficulties in learning or behavior. It highlights debates and contradictions about the realities of inclusion and suggests ways in which practice can move...
Published October 11th 2002 by David Fulton Publishers
The current emphasis on individualised intervention programmes for students with special needs may not only be impractical, but also undesirable. This book compares and contrasts special needs approaches with school effectiveness strategies. The author sets out theories about inclusive schooling...
Published March 31st 1999 by Routledge
An International Study of Inclusion in Education
Inclusive education has become a phrase with international currency shaping the content of conferences and national educational policies around the world. But what does it mean? Is it about including a special group of disabled learners or students seen to have 'special needs' (them) or is it...
Published May 28th 1998 by Routledge