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Author Parker-Jenkins, Marie

Title Aiming High : Raising Attainment of Pupils from Culturally-diverse Backgrounds
Published London : Sage Publications, 2007


Description 1 online resource (129 pages)
Contents Cover; CONTENTS; GLOSSARY OF TERMS; ABOUT THE AUTHORS; FOREWORD; ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS; HOW TO USE THIS BOOK; 1 Introduction; 2 Induction for new arrivals; 3 Supporting EAL pupils; 4 Raising 'Black Boys'' attainment; 5 Gypsy, Roma and Traveller children in the UK; 6 Working with parents and the local community; 7 Final thoughts; REFERENCES; USEFUL WEBSITES; INDEX
Summary What can schools do to raise the academic attainment of every pupil? Helping you to ensure that every pupil fulfils their potential, this book draws on the authors' research and practical experience to demonstrate what can be done to raise attainment, especially in pupils from culturally diverse backgrounds. This book contains tried and tested strategies for: o inducting asylum seekers. o supporting bilingual learners. o working with gypsy and traveller children. o raising the attainment of black boys. o working with parents and the local community. Highly practical, this book contains lesson
Notes Print version record
Subject Children of minorities -- Education -- Great Britain
Educational attainment -- Great Britain
Children of minorities -- Education.
Educational attainment.
Great Britain.
Form Electronic book
Author Hewitt, Des
Brownhill, Simon
ISBN 9781848607538