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- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 57.95
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 that arise out of a detailed scrutiny of practice. The... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 52.95
This important new book draws lessons from a large-scale initiative to bring about the improvement of an urban education system. Written from an insider perspective by an internationally recognized researcher, it presents a new way of thinking about system change. This builds on the idea that there are untapped resources within schools and the communities... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 53.95
In the World Library of Educationalists series, international experts compile career-long collections of what they judge to be their finest pieces ? extracts from books, key articles, salient research findings, major theoretical and practical contributions ? so the world can read them in a single manageable volume. Readers will be able to follow... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 61.95
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 concerned with making educational institutions inclusive,... more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2007; US$ 44.00
The improvement of urban schools is one of the major challenges facing practitioners and policy-makers today. Issues related to poverty create particular difficulties in urban schools, and the emphasis on market-led improvement strategies has tended to add to these challenges. In addition, strategies for `raising standards┐, as measured by aggregate... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 54.95
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 evidence do we need in order to understand... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95
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 forward. The contributors look at key areas of development... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 55.95
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 the view that marginalisation, exclusion and underachievement... more...
- Springer Netherlands 2011; US$ 130.64
The growing strategic importance of collaboration and networking as a tool of school improvement is hampered by an absence of theoretical and practical texts. This volume aims to plug the gap in the literature with an analysis of specific case studies. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 52.95
Despite consistent improvements in the school systems of over recent years, there are still too many children who miss out.áIt 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 often groups of learners whose experience of schooling is... more...