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Gross, Harriet; Gipps, Caroline – 1987
Detailed case studies are presented of six local education authorities (LEAs) in England and Wales which participated in the Screening and Special Educational Provision Project, a project focusing on the estimated 18 percent of the primary school population who have mild learning difficulties in basic skills. Each LEA's approach to special needs…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Educational Finance, Educational Legislation, Educational Policy
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Jewell, Tim; Feiler, Anthony – Early Child Development and Care, 1985
Argues that, with the advent of the 1981 Education Act and its focus on the integration of all pupils into mainstream schools, behaviorist teaching methods are beginning to play a central role in meeting special education needs. Applications of objectives-based curriculum development, direct instruction, precision teaching, and individual…
Descriptors: Children, Curriculum Development, Educational Psychology, Foreign Countries
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Bryans, Trevor – Early Child Development and Care, 1985
Highlights pertinent legislation in England over the past 40 years with regard to children with special education needs. Distinguishes the political relationships between legislation and practice, and policy and delivery, giving particular reference to the role and functions of educational psychologists. (DT)
Descriptors: Disabilities, Early Childhood Education, Educational Legislation, Educational Psychology