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Home-School Work in Britain: Review, Reflection, and Development

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First Published in 1996. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

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Overview

First Published in 1996. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

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Table of Contents

Notes on the contributors
Introduction 1
1 Managing the changing power bases - parents, schools, governors and LEAs 7
2 Learning begins at home: implications for a learning society 15
3 Good mothers are women too: the gender implications of parental involvement in education 28
4 'It hurts me in my heart when my child brings home a book' - reading at home for bilingual families 39
5 Empowering pupils through home-school links 47
6 Home-school liaison: the mainstreaming of good ideas and effective practice 58
7 The PSP experience in Liverpool: towards a city-wide service 70
8 The contribution of parents to children's achievement in school: policy and practice in the London Borough of Newham 83
9 Home-school projects: influencing long-term change 95
10 Home works: shared maths and shared writing 106
11 Making school more visible to parents: an evaluation of the Harbinger Video Project 118
12 Setting up a parents' advice centre: partnership or PR? 128
13 Parents and secondary schools: a different approach? 139
14 Home to school is a long way: facing up to the issues of developing home-school alliances in rural areas 152
Index 164
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