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Confronting Marginalisation In Education

Author : Kyriaki Messiou
ISBN : 9780415603508
Genre : EDUCATION
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"One of the key challenges facing schools today is that of reducing marginalisation amongst pupils in educational contexts. With a particular focus on primary school classrooms, Confronting Marginalisation in Education provides guidance and illustrative examples of the ways in which teachers can include all of their learners in the academic and social experiences they provide. This book offers a detailed focus on how the voices of learners can be used to reveal those children most likely to experience some kind of marginalisation and, in addition, to highlight issues that are related to the inclusion of all. These frequent vocal accounts are contextualised within an analytical framework that places particular emphasis on the importance of listening to children. In order to understand and, more importantly, address marginalisation through the views of children, Messiou therefore develops the text around a usable framework that consists of a unique four-step process: Step 1: Opening doors: Enabling voices to emerge Step 2: Looking closely: Bringing concerns to the surface Step 3: Making sense of the evidence: Sharing data with learners Step 4: Dealing with marginalisation: Encouraging inclusive thinking and practice. This framework shows how the systematic collecting of evidence can ease the process of understanding, help tackle marginalisation, and promote inclusion in a way that can be incorporated into the daily work of practitioners. Importantly, the book focuses on all learners, including those that might experience marginalisation but whose voices might have not previously been heard"--

Socially Just Radical Alternatives For Education And Youth Work Practice

Author : Charlie Cooper
ISBN : 9781137393593
Genre : Social Science
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Challenging dominant discourses in neoliberal marketized societies about working with disconnected young people, this book argues that alternative, radical approaches to formal and informal education are necessary to challenge repressive practices, and to help build a more equal, socially-just society.

Key Issues For Teaching Assistants

Author : Gill Richards
ISBN : 9781317419129
Genre : Education
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This book is designed to support Teaching Assistants in the important and unique role they play in the education of children. This new edition includes a range of additional material and reflects developments in the recent UK context and legislation that relates to participation and diversity. It raises issues concerning values and professional practice for Teaching Assistants, emphasising inclusive approaches and the importance of understanding the perspectives of learners throughout. Each chapter contains an overview of topical debates, current research, a discussion of issues relating to values and professional practice. Every chapter raises questions and suggests reading for further reflection. This highly accessible resource includes contributions from leading researchers and experienced education practitioners. It introduces a range of issues, with a focus on inclusion and the key role of teaching assistants, such as: understanding inclusive education: school communities and participation Special educational needs and inclusive practice supporting Gypsy, Roma and Traveller (GRT) children ethnic diversity and attainment the influence of gender on the achievement of boys and girls working with teachers and parents religious diversity and inclusive practice including and supporting Lesbian, Gay, Bi-sexual, Transsexual (LGBT) students welcoming and understanding asylum seeking and refugee students disability, human rights and inclusion. This book will enable Teaching Assistants to develop a deeper understanding of the fundamental principles of inclusive education. It provides an essential resource for Teaching Assistants and all those working in Education.

Bearing With Strangers

Author : Morten T. Korsgaard
ISBN : 9781351233149
Genre : Education
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Bearing with Strangers looks at inclusion in education in a new way, regarding education as a discipline with practical and theoretical concepts and criteria which emanate from education and schooling itself. By introducing the notion of the instrumental fallacy, it shows how this is not only an inherent feature of inclusive education policies, but also omnipresent in modern educational policy. It engages schooling through an Arendtian framework, constituted by and in a specific practice with the aim of mediating between generations. It outlines a didactic and pedagogical theory that presents inclusion not as an aim for education, but as a constitutive feature of the activity of schooling. Drawing on the work of Hannah Arendt, the book offers a novel and critical perspective on inclusive education, as well as a contribution to a growing literature re-engaging didactic and pedagogical conceptions of teaching and the role of the teacher. Schooling is understood as a process of opening the world to the young and of opening the world to the renewal that the new generations offer. The activity of schooling offers the possibility of becoming attentive toward what is common while learning to bear with that which is strange and those who are strangers. The book points to valuable metaphors and ideas – referred to in the book as ‘pearls’ – that speak to the heart of what schooling and teaching concerns. Bearing with Strangers will be of great interest to academics, researchers and post-graduate students in the fields of philosophy of education, inclusive education and educational policy.

Condition Critical Key Principles For Equitable And Inclusive Education

Author : Diana Lawrence-Brown
ISBN : 9780807772799
Genre : Education
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This important book provides a unique merging of disability studies, critical multiculturalism, and social justice advocacy to develop both the knowledge base and the essential insights for understanding and implementing fully inclusive education. Although inclusion is often viewed in schools as primarily serving students with disabilities, this volume expands the definition to include students with a broad range of traditionally marginalized differences (including but not limited to disabilities, cultural/linguistic/racial background, gender, sexual orientation, religion, and class). Chapters provide 12 key principles important to developing and applying a critical perspective toward educating diverse students and promoting equity and inclusion. Book Features: Personal stories that make concepts accessible to new and pre-service teachers. Application exercises ideal for courses and professional development workshops. Highlight boxes that raise additional questions for discussion and debate. Interactive, multimodal instructional activities to use with many kinds of learners. Additional activities and resources available online at www.tcpress.com. Contributors: Subini Annamma, Laura Atkinson, David J. Connor, Elizabeth Z. Dejewski, David Feingold, Ana Maria García, Kathryn Henn-Reinke, Jodell Heroux, Kathleen Kotel, Elizabeth B. Kozleski, Valerie Owen, Susan Peters, Julie Ramirez, Maryl A. Randel, Janet Sauer, Stacey N. Skoning, Graciela Slesaransky-Poe, Robin M. Smith, Jeannie Zeitli “A powerful call to challenge rigid school practices that attempt to sort and level students. This extremely clear guide helps us move from critique to action, interweaving difficult matters of income disparity, language and religious marginalization, racism, and gender expression and identity. The authors inspire us to engage in the hard work of justice- and equity-oriented pedagogy and to do so collectively, with humor and with passion.” —Celia Oyler, professor of education, Teachers College, Columbia University “Condition Critical offers a critical framework for valuing and responding to student differences grounded in an expansive view of social justice, equity, access, and excellence. Accessible and engaging, each chapter skillfully weaves together first-person narratives, opportunities for self-reflection, and practical examples of key classroom practices. The result is a thoughtful and inspiring book that does more than critique the status quo, it points the way to transforming classrooms and schools for all.” —Beth Ferri, associate professor, School of Education, Syracuse University

New Directions In Social Work Practice

Author : Kieron Hatton
ISBN : 9780857252258
Genre : Social Science
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This book investigates the main influences shaping social work practice now and in the future. Aimed at second and third year undergraduates and postgraduates, it looks at current developments such as the rise of the service user movement and the influence of European perspectives. In addition, it draws on national policy developments including Every Child Matters, Valuing People and Common Assessment Frameworks. It also develops themes around interprofessional/multi-agency work, common learning and enhancing the voluntary sector's role in service delivery. Supported by activities and case studies, it is an excellent follow-on to the Learning Matters title, 'What is Social Work?'

Occupational Therapy And Physical Dysfunction E Book

Author : Michael Curtin
ISBN : 9780702048777
Genre : Medical
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The sixth edition of this classic book remains a key text for occupational therapists, supporting their practice in working with people with physical impairments, stimulating reflection on the knowledge, skills and attitudes which inform practice, and encouraging the development of occupation-focused practice. Within this book, the editors have addressed the call by leaders within the profession to ensure that an occupational perspective shapes the skills and strategies used within occupational therapy practice. Rather than focusing on discrete diagnostic categories the book presents a range of strategies that, with the use of professional reasoning, can be transferred across practice settings. The new editors have radically updated the book, in response to the numerous internal and external influences on the profession, illustrating how an occupational perspective underpins occupational therapy practice. A global outlook is intrinsic to this edition of the book, as demonstrated by the large number of contributors recruited from across the world. Covers everything the student needs within the physical disorders part of their course Links theory of principles to practice and management Written and edited by a team of internationally experienced OT teachers, clinicians and managers Gives key references and further reading lists for more detailed study Written within a framework of lifespan development in line with current teaching and practice Includes practice scenarios and case studies Focuses on strategies Subtitle reflecting the primacy of occupation in occupational therapy practice Inclusion of practice scenarios to illustrate the application of theory to practice Features such as chapter summaries and key points, providing a quick overview of each chapter A focus on strategies rather than diagnostic categories Consideration of individuals, groups and communities An international perspective Language that is person-centred and inclusive New editorial team endorsed by the former editors including Annie Turner

Australian Journal Of Environmental Education

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ISBN : UOM:39015068684045
Genre : Conservation of natural resources
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Advances In School Mental Health Promotion

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