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Archer, Louise; Francis, Becky; Mau, Ada – Oxford Review of Education, 2010
Notions of culture, ethnicity and identity are highly political (and also personally meaningful) issues within diasporic communities. Complementary schools are particularly interesting sites in this respect, as they are often set up with an explicit cultural agenda of "preserving" or "maintaining" "traditional" culture and language within…
Descriptors: Ethnicity, Student Attitudes, Identification (Psychology), Cultural Maintenance
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Richmond, Robin C.; Smith, Colin J. – Oxford Review of Education, 1990
Reports on interviews with 40 British special education teachers concerning the help provided by the special education support services. Suggests that these teachers find little value in support services for special education unrelated to classroom settings. Finds that teachers value the opportunity to share experiences about student progress with…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries, Inservice Teacher Education, Interviews
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Clark, Margaret – Oxford Review of Education, 1989
Based on interviews with 40 Austrian primary school teachers, contends that equitable classroom practices result from beliefs and practices that are part of natural child discourse and are promoted by language learning. Recommends a new discourse of equity for teachers. Describes a project on language teaching based on the psycholinguistic…
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Educational Discrimination, English Instruction, Females