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Support Services and Mainstream Schools: A Guide for Working Together [NOOK Book]

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Schools are sometimes unaware of what support services can do for them while support services need to perform a credible and relevant function. This book will 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.

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Support Services and Mainstream Schools: A Guide for Working Together

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Overview

Schools are sometimes unaware of what support services can do for them while support services need to perform a credible and relevant function. This book will 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.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781134012978
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 12/19/2013
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 160
  • File size: 3 MB

Table of Contents

Acknowledgement
Preface
Contributors
1 Support services: growth and development 1
2 Asking the right questions: a development model 10
3 Additional support: improving inclusive practice in mainstream schools 21
4 Social inclusion: supporting schools to help themselves 32
5 Interagency working: supporting school refusers 44
6 Interagency working: the education of young people in public care 56
7 Supporting transition: preschool setting into first placement 68
8 Supporting transition: from primary to secondary school 78
9 New technology: services for children out of school 90
10 Local Learning groups and clusters: the potential of working in an integrated team with groups of schools 99
11 Becoming a business unit: a road to Nirvana or disaster? 116
12 The impact of funding 129
13 Best value: evaluating support service effectiveness 138
14 Issues for the future 150
Bibliography 161
Index 168
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