Challenges To School Exclusion

Author: and Ann Blair
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1134580541
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Permanent exclusion is the most severe sanction a school can impose on a child and the number of permanently excluded children is rising. Based on systematic observation of exclusion appeal panel hearings.Challenges to School Exclusion offers a unique insight into the appeal process. It focuses on: *mechanisms by which parents and children can challenge permanent exclusion *the law and current practice *the social context of exclusion *reforms of the appeal system made by the School Standards and Framework Act *the DfEEs latest guidance on pupil inclusion. Challenges to School Exclusion is the first study to examine permanent exclusion. The findings reveal serious deficiencies in the appeal system, including a frequent failure to deal fairly with excluded children. The text will be of particular interest to head teachers, local education authorities, school governors, education lawyers and education charities.

Education And The Courts

Author: J. Richard McManus
Publisher: Jordans Pub
ISBN: 9780853088745
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This is a new edition of the leading text on education litigation, written by one of the UK's foremost specialists. It provides expert coverage of the full range of education-related disputes and the law applicable to them. This authoritative edition has been substantially rewritten and expanded to take into account the considerable changes in legislation and case-law since the last edition was published.

Theory Of Education

Author: Margaret B. Sutherland
Publisher: Longman Publishing Group
ISBN:
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Theory of Education discusses the issues and problems which arise for teachers, parents, politicians or administrators when making decisions about the purposes and methods of education. It illustrates how a chosen theory of education affects practical decisions about what happens in schools and in education generally. Examples of a variety of different educational theores in practice are drawn from ex- Soviet schools, Israeli Kibbutz, child-centred schools and behaviourist teaching.

Education Law And Diversity

Author: Neville Harris
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
ISBN: 1847312934
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Education is fundamentally concerned with realising the potential of every child, but an increasing social diversity presents enormous challenges for the state in terms of its commitment to providing an appropriate education for all. Factors such as ethnicity, disability and material deprivation are associated with inequality, social exclusion and the risk of low educational attainment. Diversity also reflects divergent cultural values and norms. In responding to the challenges posed by diversity, public education authorities are to some extent constrained by individual or group rights. This book examines the nature of these rights, including those under the European Convention on Human Rights, and the ways and contexts in which they operate. Their social effects are also considered. Areas discussed include the curriculum, special educational needs and choice of school. A key theme in the book is the promotion and enforcement of equal access to education, including higher education. Issues of multiculturalism, the social integration of minorities, religion in education and the recognition of children's independent rights are among those that are also discussed. The book centres on England and Wales and covers the evolving legislative framework, including the Education and Inspections Bill 2006, but relevant legal developments in other states are also highlighted.

School Law

Author: Arthur J. Townley
Publisher: Kendall Hunt
ISBN: 9780757510144
Size: 56.99 MB
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