Linking Home and School

Author: Hugh Waller
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1134096623
Format: PDF
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First Published in 1998. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Parenting Education and Support

Author: Sheila Wolfendale
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1134105584
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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First Published in 2000. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Parent Partnership Services for Special Educational Needs

Author: Sheila Wolfendale
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1134142617
Format: PDF, Kindle
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This book gives a clear understanding of the growth and operation of special educational needs Parent Partnership Services (PPSs). The reader will find an explanation of the broader national and legal context of PPSs, followed by contributions written by Parent Partnership Coordinators and parent workers in various regions. They describe what they actually do, including their work with and support for parents and carers of children with special educational needs. The book includes information on the latest special needs and disability rights legislation; descriptions of innovative good practice in setting up and operating PPSs; case studies from practitioners; advice on how to liaise effectively with other professionals and agencies; guidance on giving and receiving training, especially for independent parental supporters (IPSs); and ways of implementing disagreement resolution schemes. Parent Partnership Coordinators will find this book particularly useful. Special Educational Needs Coordinators, SENCOs, educational psychologists, IPSs and parents will also find it a relevant and timely publication.

The Contribution of Parents to School Effectiveness

Author: Sheila Wolfendale
Publisher: David Fulton Pub
ISBN: 9781853466335
Format: PDF, Docs
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School and educational achievement is dependent on many complex factors and is usually seen as the key outcome measure by which school effectiveness can be judged. This work aims to establish whether or not educational achievement can be ascribed to the quality and range of home-school links.

Child Friendly Schools Manual

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Publisher: UNICEF
ISBN: 9280643762
Format: PDF, Kindle
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This Child-Friendly Schools (CFS) Manual was developed during three-and-a-half years of continuous work, involving the United Nations Children's Fund education staff and specialists from partner agencies working on quality education. It benefits from fieldwork in 155 countries and territories, evaluations carried out by the Regional Offices and desk reviews conducted by headquarters in New York. The manual is a part of a total resource package that includes an e-learning package for capacity-building in the use of CFS models and a collection of field case studies to illustrate the state of the art in child-friendly schools in a variety of settings.

Home School Work in Britain

Author: John Bastiani
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1134089066
Format: PDF, Mobi
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First Published in 1996. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Building Parent Engagement in Schools

Author: Larry Ferlazzo
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 1586833421
Format: PDF, Mobi
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This work is a report on the positive impact of parental involvement on their child's academics and on the school at large. * Includes four specific real-life examples of parental involvement initiatives: home visits, the use of technology, school/community gardens, and community organizing * Offers bibliographic listings for additional print and online resources * Presents a comprehensive index