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Support Services and Mainstream Schools : A Guide for Working Together - Mike Blamires

Support Services and Mainstream Schools

A Guide for Working Together

Paperback Published: 29th June 2005
ISBN: 9781843120636
Number Of Pages: 178

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Schools are sometimes unaware of what support services can do for them while suport services need to perform a credible relevant function. This book should help either party to: make ideas work by being aware of implementation issues; benefit from those lessons learned by successful partnerships; and succeed with the right criteria for effective support. This book is of relevance to users, evaluators and developers of services.

Acknowledgement
Preface
Contributors
Support services: growth and developmentp. 1
Asking the right questions: a development modelp. 10
Additional support: improving inclusive practice in mainstream schoolsp. 21
Social inclusion: supporting schools to help themselvesp. 32
Interagency working: supporting school refusersp. 44
Interagency working: the education of young people in public carep. 56
Supporting transition: preschool setting into first placementp. 68
Supporting transition: from primary to secondary schoolp. 78
New technology: services for children out of schoolp. 90
Local Learning groups and clusters: the potential of working in an integrated team with groups of schoolsp. 99
Becoming a business unit: a road to Nirvana or disaster?p. 116
The impact of fundingp. 129
Best value: evaluating support service effectivenessp. 138
Issues for the futurep. 150
Bibliographyp. 161
Indexp. 168
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ISBN: 9781843120636
ISBN-10: 1843120631
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 178
Published: 29th June 2005
Publisher: DAVID FULTON
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 24.41 x 16.99  x 0.97
Weight (kg): 0.3
Edition Number: 1