Schools and area regeneration

Author:   Deanne Crowther ,  Colleen Cummings ,  Alan Dyson ,  Alan Millward
Publisher:   Policy Press
ISBN:  

9781861345172


Pages:   64
Publication Date:   01 October 2003
Format:   Paperback
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This report explores the ways in which schools serving two economically and socially disadvantaged urban areas have attempted to balance their educational aims with growing demands to engage in community life. It focuses on the relationship between the schools and their communities and on outcomes in terms of individual and community development.

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Author:   Deanne Crowther ,  Colleen Cummings ,  Alan Dyson ,  Alan Millward
Publisher:   Policy Press
Imprint:   Policy Press
Weight:   0.267kg
ISBN:  

9781861345172


ISBN 10:   1861345178
Pages:   64
Publication Date:   01 October 2003
Audience:   Professional and scholarly ,  Professional & Vocational
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active
Availability:   In Print   Availability explained
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Contents: Executive summary; Schools and area regeneration: some policy dilemmas; The case studies; Conceptualising the role of schools in regeneration; What worked - and what did not; Towards a coherent approach.

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... an honest account of the impact schools can have on their local communities. Its carefully constructed and thoughtful blend of background and contextual information, detailed research findings and recommendations for future policy and practice means there is something in it for a wide range of audiences. Children & Society


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The study was undertaken by members of the Special Needs Research Centre at the University of Newcastle. The Centre specialises in research on issues of educational and social inclusion and many of its members have taught in urban school. Deanne Crowther and Colleen Cummings were research associates in the Centre. Alan Dyson and Alan Millward were Professor and Reader in Special Needs Education respectively. Alan Dyson is now Professor of Education in the University of Manchester.

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