ERIC Number: ED072169
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1972
Organization in Multiracial Schools.
Townsend, H. E. R.; Brittan, E. M.
This report is organized in ten chapters. Chapter one describes the design of the project. Chapter two, "Description of the sample," discusses the schools, the pupils, and the Form Seven (Schools) definition of immigrants and of immigrants with language difficulties. Chapter three, "Language teaching," discusses the teaching of English, the need for special help, and languages of immigrants' countries of origin. Chapter four discusses "Assessment of ability and attainment." Chapter five, "Grouping, streaming and extended courses," also includes a discussion of selection for secondary education. Chapter six, "Some problem areas," includes discussions of uniforms, meals, physical education, swimming, co-education, discipline, extracurricular activities, and employment. Chapter seven, "Home-school cooperation," includes discussions of difficulties of contact, parental visits, information to parents in their own languages, and requests for tuition in English. Chapter eight, "Staffing," discusses deployment, special payments, specialists in teaching English as a second language, immigrant teachers, and initial and in-service training. Chapter nine, "Other relevant aspects of school life," discusses religious education, prefects, teaching of race relations, specific contributions made by immigrants, and other aspects raised by headteachers. Chapter ten presents "Conclusions." [For Volume I of this series, see ED 066 538.] (JM)
Descriptors: Desegregation Effects, Desegregation Methods, Educational Diagnosis, English (Second Language), Ethnic Relations, Family School Relationship, Grouping (Instructional Purposes), Immigrants, Language Handicaps, School Desegregation, School Organization, Student Placement, Teachers, Transient Children
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Sponsor: Department of Education and Science, London (England).
Authoring Institution: National Foundation for Educational Research in England and Wales, London.
Identifiers - Location: United Kingdom (England)