Maximising the Impact of Teaching Assistants

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Description Guidance for school leaders and teachers by Russell, Webster and Blatchford. Based on the authors’ collaborative work with schools in the Effective Deployment of Teaching Assistants (EDTA) project, this book provides essential, practical tools and classroom-tested strategies that will allow schools to conduct a fundamental review of current practice and provides a framework for reforming teaching assistant deployment and preparation, and the way they interact with pupils.
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Categories Primary, Secondary, Early Years/Foundation, Further education, 14-19, KS1, KS2, KS3, KS4, Special Educational Needs Coordinator, Learning Support, Pupil Support, Organisational Improvement, Inclusion, SEND, Book, Teaching Assistants
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Prompted by the wake-up call the DISS project findings provided, this timely book of guidance will help school leaders and teachers in primary and secondary schools improve the way they use teaching assistants, and will add real value to what can be achieved in the classroom. Based on the authors’ collaborative work with schools in the Effective Deployment of Teaching Assistants (EDTA) project, this book provides essential, practical tools and classroom-tested strategies that will allow schools to conduct a fundamental review of current practice and provides a framework for reforming teaching assistant deployment and preparation, and the way they interact with pupils.

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Anthony Russell was a researcher at the Institute of Education, University of London, UK, and has previously worked as a teacher, science adviser and deputy director of the APU science team at King’s College, London, UK.

Rob Webster was a researcher on the DISS and EDTA projects at the Institute of Education, University of London, UK, and has previously worked as a teaching assistant in mainstream and special schools.

Peter Blatchford is Professor in Psychology and Education at the Institute of Education, University of London, UK, and directed the DISS and EDTA projects.