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ERIC Number: ED462601
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2000-Oct
Pages: 130
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: ISBN-0-85473-632-8
ISSN: N/A
Finding a Balance: Fifteen Institutional Case Studies on the Relationship between Part-Time Work and Advanced Level Study. Report.
Hodgson, Ann, Ed.; Spours, Ken, Ed.
This document presents and discusses case studies that examined the relationship between part-time employment and advanced level study at 15 schools in Essex, England. "Foreword" (David Jones) provides a brief overview of the project. "Finding a Balance--Fifteen Institutional Case Studies on the Relationship between Part-time Work and Advanced Level Study" (Ann Hodgson and Key Spours) explains how the studies were carried out and discusses the following themes raised in the individual case studies: patterns of part-time work; teacher, student, parent, and employer attitudes toward students' part-time work; effects of part-time work on achievement; patterns of study and part-time work; gender differences among A level students; the balance between paid work, study, and other aspects of sixth form life; and Curriculum 2000 and larger programs of study. The remainder of the document consists of the case studies, which are titled as follows: "The Billericay School, Billericay" (Brian Balchin); "The John Bramston School, Witham" (Phil Newbury); "Chelmer Valley High School, Broomfield" (Jim Aylen-Smith); "Clacton County High School, Clacton-on-Sea" (Peter Wakeford); "Colbayns High School, Clacton-on-Sea" (John Raynor); "Davenant Foundation School, Loughton" (Elizabeth Moore); "The Harwich School, Harwich" (Suzanne Lynch); "Hylands School, Chelmsford" (Ian Rawstone); "Mayflower High School, Billericay" (Richard Maples); "Philip Morant School, Colchester" (Peter Johnson); "Rickstones Sixth Form College, Witham" (Maria Burton); "St. Mark's West Essex Catholic School, Harlow) (Ann Lawler); "St. Peter's High School, Burnham-on-Crouch" (Glen Michael); "Saffron Walden County High School, Saffron Walden" (Stephen Munday); and "The Sandon School, Sandon" Richard Chandler). (MN)
Publication Type: Collected Works - General; Numerical/Quantitative Data; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: London Univ. (England). Inst. of Education.
Identifiers - Location: United Kingdom (England)