Untold Stories

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Learning Support Assistants are taking an increasingly pivotal role in British classrooms, yet their voices have remained unheard. This is the first book in which they talk about their work in different contexts and settings in the UK and parts of the Continent.
This will be of interest to scholars of comparative eduction.
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Overview

Learning Support Assistants are taking an increasingly pivotal role in British classrooms, yet their voices have remained unheard. This is the first book in which they talk about their work in different contexts and settings in the UK and parts of the Continent.
This will be of interest to scholars of comparative eduction.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781858562506
  • Publisher: Trentham Books Limited
  • Publication date: 4/28/2002
  • Pages: 168

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements
Ch. 1 Tim and Philip's story: setting the record straight 1
Ch. 2 Louise's story: making connections 11
Ch. 3 Karen Stanton's Story: more than 'just a helper' 23
Ch. 4 Chris' story: looking inside my head 33
Ch. 5 Judith's Story: entering the world of profound needs 39
Ch. 6 Spencer's Story: it's all about learning 45
Ch. 7 Deborah's Story: working with Asha 55
Ch. 8 Janet's story: working with Georghie 61
Ch. 9 Joanne and Michele's story: working with John 65
Ch. 10 Carole's story: looking back 71
Ch. 11 Lin's story: the highs and lows of a teaching assistant 83
Ch. 12 Klaus' story: the experience of a retired professor of special needs education 89
Ch. 13 Julie's Story: you just don't walk away 94
Ch. 14 Pamela's story: being with children 103
Ch. 15 Amy's Story: you never get bored 109
Ch. 16 Christopher's Story: being an object of reference 115
Ch. 17 Karen Simpson's Story: 'this is where I want to go' 121
Ch. 18 A collected story: LSAs in conversation 131
Ch. 19 The Researchers' Story: some notes on the process of collecting 'untold stories' 145
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