The Special School's Handbook: Key Issues for All by Michael FarrellThe Special School's Handbook: Key Issues for All by Michael Farrell

The Special School's Handbook: Key Issues for All

byMichael FarrellEditorMichael Farrell

Hardcover | August 23, 2007

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Giving an up-to-date picture of the work of special schools, this practical and informative book provides an invaluable and timely companion for anyone teaching or planning to teach in special schools in the United Kingdom.

Using case studies of good practice to provide clear suggestions on how special schools may be further developed, the wide-ranging chapters address topics such as:

  • adapting the curriculum to give special schools more flexibility
  • implications ofEvery Child Mattersand multi-professional working
  • organisational changes in special schools
  • the changing roles of staff in the modern special school
  • ways of assessing the progress and achievement of pupils
  • working with parents.

With a no-nonsense, non-academic approach, and with each chapter featuring think points and suggestion for further study,The Special School's Handbookcontains a wealth of invaluable information, resources and advice and is a handy reference book which staff can dip in and out of at their leisure.

Michael Farrell is a special education consultant, working with schools, local authorities, voluntary organisations, universities and others in Britain and abroad. He has published extensively in the area of special education.
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Title:The Special School's Handbook: Key Issues for AllFormat:HardcoverDimensions:184 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 0.6 inPublished:August 23, 2007Publisher:Taylor and FrancisLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:041541685X

ISBN - 13:9780415416856

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Table of Contents

Innovative Organisation.  Clear Roles.  Challenging Training.  Distinctive Provision.  Better Children¿s Well Being.  Ambitious Target Setting.  Confident Multi Professional Working.  Strong Home-School Partnership.  Dynamic Pupil Participation.  Secure Funding.  Conclusion - Promoting the Special School