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A survival guide to the education system for every concerned parent Francis Gilbert's new book tells parents the unvarnished truth about our education system, as only a teacher can. He shows that many schools are actually selective when they pretend not to be, and how to get your child into the best school. He also highlights the bullying and backstabbing that can blight the lives of pupils and their parents, and shows how you can help your children to deal with it. As well as containing the compelling personal stories of many parents, the book also offers hard-earned advice for improving your child's results, dealing with teachers, and moving schools.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780749951276
ISBN-10: 0749951273
Format: Paperback
(214mm x 135mm x 32mm)
Pages: 448
Imprint: Portrait
Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group
Publish Date: 24-May-2007
Country of Publication: United Kingdom


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Author Biography - Francis Gilbert

Francis Gilbert is the author of the I'm a Teacher, Get Me out of Here!, based on his own teaching experiences; it was hailed by the Independent as 'fantastic, a cheeringly horrifying and right on the nail description of the sheer terror of being deep-ended into teaching.' . He lives in East London.

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