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Ball, Heather; Howe, Julia – Educational Psychology in Practice, 2013
This study explores the process of reintegration into school for children with an acquired brain injury (ABI) and considers the role of the educational psychologist (EP) in supporting these children. Interviews were conducted with a range of professionals in two specialist settings: a specialist rehabilitation centre and a children's hospital with…
Descriptors: Injuries, Specialists, Neurological Impairments, Brain
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Macready, Tom – Educational Psychology in Practice, 2009
Vygotsky regarded the site of learning to be within a matrix of relational action. From this perspective, learning social responsibility will involve a focus on the learning environments that are made available in schools. Adapting the concept of restorative justice to a school context, restorative practice offers a range of relevant learning…
Descriptors: School Culture, Social Justice, Social Responsibility, Educational Environment
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McIntyre, Elizabeth – Educational Psychology in Practice, 2009
This paper reports on a study which surveyed and interviewed teachers on their perceptions of the barriers and facilitators to the inclusion of lesbian, gay and bisexual (LGB) pupils in school. The outcomes indicated that there was a silencing of diverse sexualities in schools. In theory, teachers had adopted an individual liberal humanitarian…
Descriptors: Sexual Orientation, Homosexuality, Social Attitudes, Social Bias
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Smith, Peter K.; Smith, Cherise; Osborn, Rob; Samara, Muthanna – Educational Psychology in Practice, 2008
Schools in England are legally required to have an anti-bullying policy, but the little research so far suggests that they may lack coverage in important areas. An analysis of 142 school anti-bullying policies, from 115 primary schools and 27 secondary schools in one county was undertaken. A 31-item scoring scheme was devised to assess policy.…
Descriptors: Secondary Schools, Bullying, Foreign Countries, Content Analysis