Supporting Every Child: A Course Book for Foundation Degrees in Teaching and Supporting Learning

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Anita Walton, Gillian Goddard
SAGE, Mar 30, 2009 - Education - 176 pages
This course book is for all foundation degree students who are support staff, particularly teaching assistants, working in educational settings. It focuses on professional, academic and vocational issues that are common to support workers across the school sectors, and provides relevant guidance that responds to workforce developments, equipping Teaching Assistants (TAs) to undertake these roles and manage change effectively. The book makes links with the National Curriculum, reflects the revised HLTA standards and takes full account of the impact of Every Child Matters.

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Managing change
Curriculum enrichment through Excellence and Enjoyment
Education in the twentyfirst century
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About the author (2009)

Anita Walton is Undergraduate Professional Development Manager at EdgeHill University. In this role she is responsible for Professional Development provision for Support staff and the Wider School Workforce. She has extensive experience of teaching on Foundation Degrees for teaching assistants and for the wider school workforce. In addition, Anita has experience as Programme Leader for the Foundation Degree in Supporting Teaching and Learning.

Gillian Goddard is Course Leader for the BA (Hons) in Teaching, Learning and Mentoring at Edge Hill University. In this role she designed a degree to offer support staff a high quality, fit for purpose course to enhance support staff roles in the workplace. She currently leads the Personal and Social Education Specialism at Edge Hill University and also supports children and young people who are suffering difficulties with bereavement and loss.

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