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Author Knowles, Gianna.

Title Diversity, equality and achievement in education / Gianna Knowles and Vini Lander
Edition First edition
Published London : SAGE, 2011


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Description xv, 173 pages ; 25 cm
Contents 1. Diversity, equality and educational achievement -- 2. Identity -- 3. Diverse families, diverse childhoods -- 4. Ethnicity, whiteness and identity -- 5. Class, equality and achievement -- 6. Boys, girls, gender issues and achievement -- 7. Coming from a traveller background: Gypsy, Roma and Traveller children: living on the margins -- 8. Refugee and asylum seeker children -- 9. Looked-after children: children in care -- 10. Enabling equality and achievement for children with disability
Summary Most classrooms contain children from a variety of backgrounds, where home culture, religious beliefs and the family's economic situation all impact on achievement
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Children of minorities -- Education.
Children with social disabilities -- Education.
Educational equalization.
Educational sociology.
Inclusive education.
Effective teaching.
Minorities -- Education.
Multicultural education.
Refugee children -- Education.
Author Lander, Vini.
LC no. 2010932334
ISBN 1849206007 (hbk.)
1849206015 (paperback)
9781849206006 (hbk.)
9781849206013 (paperback)