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ERIC Number: EJ804469
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2006
Pages: 9
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 7
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-1365-4802
Escaping from the Bottom Set: Finding a Voice for School Improvement
Peacock, Alison
Improving Schools, v9 n3 p251-259 2006
The author is the headteacher of a one form entry primary school near London. She describes the improvement journey that brought her school out of the Ofsted category of "special measures" to become "outstanding". Her view is that schools improve most radically when children and staff are encouraged to find a voice to express their learning needs. She argues that ability labelling, whether at an institutional or individual level, does nothing to further the process of school improvement. (Contains 1 note.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Elementary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: United Kingdom (England)