An overview of the loss, grief, trauma and shame that marginalised students encounter and the effects on personal learning and success. Covering a range of issues faced by young people, the analyses of case studies suggest means for change with strategies for effective practice.
The link between a child's background and their chances of success at school and in later life is strong but it need not be the determining factor in attainment. The book shows how schools can and do make a real difference for children who are poor, from disadvantages groups, are bilingual or who have special educational needs.
Gives an overview of relevant contemporary social theories, including poststructuralism, cultural studies, postcolonialism, feminist perspectives and queer theory. This book covers a number of issues impacting on children's lives, including globalization, new racisms, immigration, refugees, homophobia, heterosexism and constructions of childhood.
This volume seeks to empower teachers of physical education by introducing them to all the variables that can be adapted to ensure appropriate inclusion in physical education. It covers skills for quantitative and qualitative assessment and strategies for including children with disabilities.
In `The Working Class: Poverty, education and alternative voices`, Ian Gilbert unites educators from across the UK and further afield to call on all those working in schools to adopt a more enlightened and empathetic approach to supporting children in challenging circumstances.
LGBT+ inclusion is not part of standard teacher training or induction, which makes it difficult for schools to provide inclusive learning environments, and support for LGBT+ pupils. Drawing on a Ofsted and DFE recognised 'Best Practice Award Programme', this book provides everything you need to know to make your school an LGBT+ friendly place.
"Understanding Inclusion is a rich, comprehensive exploration of inclusion in education, challenging us to think about being 'inclusive' in its broadest sense. It unpicks a wide range of complex themes and issues that impact on educational practice, supporting educational professionals in helping teachers and learners understand difference as the norm, and not the exception."--Back cover.
Placing children's experiences, needs and concerns at the centre of its examination of contemporary policies and political discourses surrounding poverty in childhood, this book examines a broad range of structural, institutional and ideological factors common across developed nations and forges a radical new pathway for the future.
This book critically examines the experiences of racism encountered by academics of colour working within British universities. The book presents a textured narrative around the various barriers facing academics of colour, and enhances understandings of experiences around institutional racism in British universities.
An essential guide for trainees and teachers providing an in-depth understanding of the complex issues related to the attainment of key groups of disadvantaged pupils, and practical strategies for addressing these gaps.
This essential resource provides a framework for good practice in racial equality for everyone working in the early years sector, and gives practitioners the tools and knowledge to implement race equality policies and action plans
Offers step-by-step instruction on how to make your pre-school setting inclusive, and provides helpful photocopiable resources, checklists and practical activities. This title provides advice on inclusive environments, play and planning to meet individual needs in 0-3 and Foundation stage settings.
Emphasising collaborative learning strategies, the authors explore and challenge the nature of learning within the national curriculum, looking at ways of including diversity in science, history, maths and poetry.
Examines the regional and national policies and the power and interest groups concerned with educational difficulties and disability, and analyses one threatened element of the power structure - the local education authorities.
Inclusion has been adopted as an overall aim for compulsory education in most countries.This book explores the way teachers are prepared for inclusion in their initial and in-service teacher education.
Presents evidence and practical guidance on how to develop young children's emerging language, especially those children who have English as an additional language, and how to generate, activate and assess curriculum for diversity. This book focuses on children's learning for cultural diversity. It also includes real examples and staff activities.
Education systems in developed countries have come to prioritise the raising of standards, while also pursuing some degree of social inclusion and inclusive schooling. This book integrates empirical research and includes a case study that examines the perspectives of education practitioners and policy makers in specific school systems.
The new edition of this insightful text on inclusion offers an overview of issues faced by practitioners. Full of practical activities, it helps both students and practitioners develop their own inclusive practices.
Explores the foundations of controversies and confusions in inclusive education by tracing the historical origins of both special and inclusive education, offering propositions for moving inclusive education forward.
Presents an appraisal of child development, exploring how young children make sense of the politics of feminine and masculine, and how they interpret and perform gender every day. This study challenges the usefulness of existing parameters for assessing and describing the development of children in early education settings.
This text investigates UK policy issues and strategies in an international context, highlighting the importance of educational exclusion and disaffection on the international agenda. The authors examine the problems and key areas of policy development for education.
This text explores racism in American schools and provides possible solutions to this widespread problem. It documents incidents of racism and explores the manifestations of racism and its toll on society, focusing on the role of the arts in antiracist/multicultural education.
The teaching of young children has long been dominated by women. The authors of this book have undertaken the largest, most in-depth study ever carried out to assess the views of teachers and students across primary education.
This book offers a radically new theoretical analysis of mentoring, based on award winning research. The author draws upon detailed case studies, providing a unique and vivid account of mentoring from the perspective of the participants.
Evaluates the extent to which early years policies, provision and practice promote and foster gender equity. This book explores the rationale for the drive to employ more men in the early years field and examines the link made between 'underachievement' in boys and the 'feminine' nature of early years provision.
This book explores the whole aspect of boys' achievement, and look at how primary schools are addressing the issue, and the processes involved in schools working collaboratively and voluntarily to share good practice.
Based on the authors' research and practical experience, this book contains proven strategies for raising the academic attainment of every learner, especially students from culturally diverse backgrounds.
This text should prove useful for teachers, students and bilingual teaching assistants looking for resources and activities to help them raise achievement of minority ethnic pupils and develop a multicultural perspective.