Thoroughly updated to reflect the challenges of diversity in today’s schools, this new edition of Achievement and Inclusion in Schools shows how high levels of inclusion can be entirely compatible with high levels of achievement and that combining the two is not only possible but also essential if all students are to have the opportunity to participate fully in education.
Each chapter has been fully revised to reflect an understanding of inclusion as being concerned with the learning and participation of everyone in a changing education policy context. Based on new case study research, this edition sets out to answer the following questions:
With new case studies in this second edition that reflect the devolution of education policy in the four countries of the UK, this book addresses concerns about how schools can respond to differences between learners without marginalising some of them. It offers guidance to practitioners as well as those undertaking research on this important topic.
1. Thinking about Achievement, inclusion and the use of Evidence Part I: The nature of achievement and inclusion in schools 2. Understanding the Relationship between Inclusion and Achievement 3. Datasets: what Can they tell us about achievement and inclusion? 4. Examining the Relationship between Achievement and inclusion: The Framework for Participation Part II: The Case studies 5. Ysgol Tref y Môr 6. Greenrock College 7. Phyfe High School 8. Fairview Primary School Part III: Learning from others: learning from ourselves 9. Learning from others: achievement and inclusion across the case study schools 10. Researching achievement and inclusion References Index