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ERIC Number: EJ941797
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2007-May
Pages: 12
Abstractor: As Provided
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ISSN: ISSN-0951-0605
Towards Extended Schools? How Education and Other Professionals Understand Community-Oriented Schooling
Cummings, Colleen; Todd, Liz; Dyson, Alan
Children & Society, v21 n3 p189-200 May 2007
The government in England is proposing that every school should offer extended services to children, families and communities. However, in the absence of agreed models of how such community-oriented schooling should operate, its form will depend on how it is understood by the education professionals and their partners in other agencies who have to make it work in practice. This article draws on data from interviews with over 350 professionals to outline two such understandings. It suggests that they rest on different assumptions about fundamental social and educational issues and argues for a more open debate around these issues.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: United Kingdom (England)