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The Management of Special Needs in Ordinary Schools : Educational Management Series - Neville Jones

The Management of Special Needs in Ordinary Schools

Educational Management Series

By: Neville Jones (Editor), Tim Southgate (Editor)

Paperback Published: 4th October 1990
ISBN: 9780415053952
Number Of Pages: 224

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The management of special needs, especially those of students of secondary age, has received considerable attention in the past decade and, in the light of the new education legislation, will assume a new urgency. The Management of Special Needs in Ordinary Schools provides an overview of the issues facing teachers in secondary schools with pupils who have special needs. These issues include managerial and curricular problems, in-service training, the use of new technology and developing community links. The book also illustrates the changes in thinking and practice since the publication of the Warnock Report, Special Educational Needs (1978). The contributors range from teacher to chief education officer, and include headteachers, psychologists, advisors and administrators, as well as those involved in educational research. Drawing on their experience in the mainstream and in special schools, at secondary level and in further education, their contributions reflect an active involvement in the development of new approaches within this area of education. The educational experiences of those with special needs can be considerably broadened and enhanced through imaginative management and skilful use of resources. The book therefore emphasises practical approaches to the day-to-day and longer-term needs of pupils with disabilities in ordinary schools. All those working within this area will find much of relevance to their own work.

Forewordp. ix
Introductionp. 1
Referencesp. 4
Management and Schoolsp. a1
Effective Schools and Pupil Needsp. 5
Welfare and Needs in Secondary Schoolsp. 19
Referencesp. 41
Whole School Policies: a Question of Rights?p. 45
Referencesp. 61
Guidance, Counselling and Special Educational Needs: Management and Curriculum Issuesp. 62
Integration and Learningp. b2
Integrating Children with Physical Impairments: The Ormerod Experiencep. 76
Integrating Pupils with Behavioural Difficulties into Mainstream Schoolsp. 86
Integration and Special Educational Needs 14-19p. 98
Referencesp. 108
Learning and the Curriculump. c1
The Oxfordshire Skills Programmep. 109
Open and Interactive Learning: The Lap Programmep. 122
Teaching Approaches and Student Needsp. 139
Able Pupils in Oxfordshire Schoolsp. 148
Referencesp. 164
In-Service Training, Microelectronics, the Communityp. d2
In-Service Education and Special Needsp. 166
Referencesp. 175
Microtechnology and the Assessment of Communication Difficultiesp. 177
Special Needs: The Community Responsep. 192
Indexp. 205
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ISBN: 9780415053952
ISBN-10: 0415053951
Series: Educational Management Series
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 224
Published: 4th October 1990
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.59 x 13.97  x 1.37
Weight (kg): 0.3
Edition Number: 1