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Achievement and diversity (Q18-20)

These standards deal with achievement and diversity.

Number of resources (131)

# This report offers a critique of the current secondary teacher training model in England by suggesting that it should adopt a framework of teacher education based on social pedagogy, similar to that of Sweden, rather than that which the author describes as the utilitarian, competency-based training operating today. The author, James Wetz, is writing on behalf of the CfBT Education Trust, a...
# The resource is a standalone report produced by the Department for Children, Schools and Families, which is designed to increase understanding of a number of factors affecting pupil attainment at the end of Key Stage Four. The report uses data collected as part of the Longitudinal Study of Young People in England (LSYPE) project. The research explores if the LSYPE data can be usefully combined...
# This video is part of the How am I different? series of Teachers TV programmes. It portrays the educational experiences of a ten year old Traveller girl of Irish heritage.
# This briefing paper reviews a specific range of the empirical research literature on the decisions that 14 to 19 year olds make about education and training. There is a section on studies which focus on demographic factors which will appeal to those interested in the relationship between macro and micro level factors; there is a section on school level studies which will appeal to those...
# Briefing paper for trainee teachers focusing on the development of multicultural education within citizenship teaching and learning.
# A research report of a project which investigated the views of young members of BME (Black and Minority Ethnic) communities and highlighted subsequent implications for professional development.
# Save the Children reports that the number of children living in severe poverty in the UK has increased to 1.7 million, which is an increase of 260,000 since 2004. One fifth of these children live in London. This claim is based on a policy briefing, "Measuring severe child poverty in the UK", commissioned by them from the New Policy Institute. According to Save the Children, 4 million children...
# This is a 15 minute Teachers TV programme which has been made to examine the position of girls in a school where they are in the minority. Positive measures have been put in place to soften the impact of this imbalance, as it is presumed that these girls are often disadvantaged by this situation.
# This week, w/c 23 November, Teachers TV features programmes which profile STEM Career Role Models, focusing on the impression made upon students when they meet some inspirational professionals, such as a planetary scientist and a spacecraft engineer.
# Multiverse commissioned The Runnymede Trust to run a series of NQT training sessions on race equality. This report highlights the lessons learnt from the training and makes recommendations for future policy.
# Teachers TV has a wide range of documentaries scheduled throughout October to mark Black History Month (weekly from 30 September).
Picture of children The Year 7 students are dwarfed by the 10 foot high wooden wall. Those at the bottom are heaving and shoving their classmates upwards, while others haul from above. There's a real sense of camaraderie.
# An activity to be used by teacher educators to give students a deeper insight into differing perspectives held in relation to ‘race’, ethnicity and cultural heritage in monocultural contexts.
# Teachers TV has a week of programmes (w/c 20 April) examining the effects of racism on victims and society as a whole, and different approaches to addressing racism in schools and beyond. Programmes look at the relationship between football and racism, and projects by Manchester United to combat racism.
# This review of the literature on the education of Gypsy, Roma and Traveller pupils was published recently by the DCSF
# The Prime Minister has announced changes to education as part of the Government’s reform of public services entitled 'Working Together'. The policy is underpinned by a model of public involvement in the evaluation of services that the report likens to the feedback on websites such as Amazon and eBay. Choice and Personalisation for users of services are also emphasised, whilst proposing greater...
B4L Logo It is important that pupils understand the objectives of the lesson and the behaviour needed for learning to take place.
This Powerpoint presentation focuses on how Chalvedon School is meeting the needs of Gypsy, Roma and Traveller Children.
# Four films telling the story of Asian and African- Caribbean settlement and struggle in Cardiff, Leicester, Ladbroke Grove and Southall have been reissued on DVD.
This article explores some of the issues underpinning the new Key Stage 2 Framework for languages, whereby every child will have, by 2010, the opportunity to learn another language.