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Feiler, Anthony – Support for Learning, 2010
The pilot research reported in this article is part of the Centre Research Study (CReSt) which evaluates the impact of the educational reform programme on schools, colleges and other centres in England. The article reports findings from one special school, based on interviews with teachers (including the headteacher), students and a parent. The…
Descriptors: Special Schools, Program Effectiveness, Educational Change, Foreign Countries
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Feiler, Anthony; Andrews, Jane; Greenhough, Pamela; Hughes, Martin; Johnson, David; Scanlan, Mary; Yee, Wan Ching – Support for Learning, 2008
The Government is urging teachers to engage more closely with families and is promoting the concept of the "extended" school. This article reports on the literacy strand of the Home School Knowledge Exchange (HSKE) project, directed by Professor Martin Hughes at the University of Bristol. A selection of literacy activities developed…
Descriptors: Parents as Teachers, Literacy, After School Education, After School Programs
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Logan, Elaine; Feiler, Anthony – Support for Learning, 2006
Elaine Logan and Anthony Feiler discuss findings from the Literacy Early Action Project, a home based scheme for Reception children at risk of struggling with literacy. During the project, Teaching Assistants (TAs) made regular visits to children's homes, sharing ideas for literacy learning with parents and other family members. The article…
Descriptors: Parent School Relationship, Teaching Assistants, Role, Home Visits