Ability Grouping in Education
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Ability Grouping in Education by Judith Ireson
Book Description'Ability Grouping in Education will provide very useful and timley background for psychologists working with schools where setting or streaming is a major issue' - Educational Psychology in Practice 'With an anticipated audience of teachers and policymakers, this book is user-friendly, incorporating detailed research findings illustrated by graphs and tables. A summary is provided at the end of each chapter, offering an overview for the time-conscious wishing to skip through the engaging but largely illustrative statistics and quotations. However, a close reading has its rewards, as the extracts from teachers and students offer poignant insight into the enormous complexity and far-reaching implications of ability grouping' - Cath Lambert, Educational Review In this book, the authors provide an overview of ability grouping in education. They consider selective schooling and ability grouping within schools, such as streaming, banding setting and within-class grouping. Selection by ability is a controversial issue, linked with conflicting ideological positions and reflected in strong differences of opinion about the merits of selective schooling.Educational systems under pressure to produce an educated workforce have led governments to look for ways of raising attainment, and grouping by ability is sometimes seen as an organizational solution. Drawing on their own and others' research in primary and secondary schools, the authors provide an accessible analysis of the issues and latest research on ability grouping; as well as the implications of ability grouping for teachers, managers in education and the wider community. This book is for students and practitioners taking courses in school effectiveness, education management, as well as educational psychologists and local authority professionals. Judy Ireson is Senior Lecturer in Psychology and Special Needs at the Institute of Education , University of London, and Susan Hallam is in the Department of Psychology & Special Needs.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780761972099
(234mm x 156mm x 12mm)
Imprint: Paul Chapman Publishing Ltd
Publisher: SAGE Publications Ltd
Publish Date: 25-Sep-2001
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Judith Ireson
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Offers a creative approach to the psychology of learning. This book focuses on the idea that learning in schools and other educational settings is best understood by paying attention to both individual learners and the educational contexts in which learning takes place. It encourages teachers, parents and other educators to think about learners.
Effective Pupil Grouping in the Primary School, Paperback (October 2002)» View all books by Judith Ireson
This practical book draws on new research exploring the practical experiences of schools, teachers and pupils of different kinds of groupings. It aims to help schools and teachers decide which types of grouping are most appropriate for their pupils and how to implement them.
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