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ERIC Number: EJ821110
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2005-Mar
Pages: 18
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 14
ISSN: ISSN-1367-4587
Evaluation of an Initiative to Raise Reading Attainment in Key Stage One National Tests
Cuckle, Pat; Shorrocks-Taylor, Diane
Journal of In-service Education, v31 n1 p173-190 Mar 2005
An intervention is described which had the twofold aims of increasing the literacy teaching skills of teachers and raising the achievement in Key Stage 1 national tests of selected groups of Year 2 children. The theoretical framework for the intervention is discussed. The training course for and delivery and success of the intervention are evaluated. The training course was valued highly by the participants, there was evidence that what teachers learned was put into practice and the intervention was judged to be successful since the outcomes for the children were higher than anticipated. The evaluation of in-service training is discussed in general. (Contains 1 table.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Adult Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: United Kingdom