Guidance for school leaders and teachers, 2nd edition, 2nd Edition
Teaching assistants have become an integral part of classroom life, yet pioneering research by the authors has shown that school leaders and teachers are not making the most of this valued resource. Based on the findings of their seminal DISS research project, this fully revised new edition...
To Be Published October 19th 2015 by Routledge
How to maximise your practice
The Teaching Assistant’s Guide to Effective Interaction is the definitive guide to teaching assistant-pupil interaction and an invaluable professional development tool for classroom support staff and the teachers who work with them. The authors’ research and development work with schools has...
To Be Published August 27th 2015 by Routledge
Guidance for school leaders and teachers
Teaching assistants have become an integral part of classroom life, yet pioneering research by the authors has shown that school leaders and teachers are not making the most of this valued resource. Results from the Deployment and Impact of Support Staff (DISS) project showed that the more support...
Published November 21st 2012 by Routledge
How research challenges practice and policy
Over the last decade, teaching assistants (TAs) have become an established part of everyday classroom life. TAs are often used by schools to help low-attaining pupils and those with special educational needs. Yet despite the huge rise in the number of TAs working in UK classrooms, very little is...
Published November 21st 2011 by Routledge