First Published in 1996. This book presents the importance of listening to pupils in classrooms and schools with attention given to historical background and the voice of the child with special educational needs. The title covers pastoral care and personal development as well as assessing how children with emotional and behavioural difficulties view professionals. Aimed at teachers, scholars and parents, the book sets the scene for the voice of a child and provides insight into how practices can further develop.
Table of Contents
Part 1 Setting the Scene; Chapter 1 The Voice of the Child in Education, Ron Davie, David Galloway; Part 2 The Historical and Legal Background; Chapter 2 Teacher-Pupil Relations in Eighteenth and Nineteenth Century Britain, Linda A. Pollock; Chapter 3 Children’s Education: A Test Case for Best Interests and Autonomy, Michael Freeman; Part 3 The voice of the child in school; Chapter 4 Listening to pupils in classrooms and schools, Tony Charlton; Chapter 5 Personal Development, Pastoral Care and Listening, Michael Marland; Chapter 6 Teachers and Pupils Listening to Each Other, Teifion Griffiths; Chapter 7 Listening to Children in Schools: An Empirical Study, Marion Bennathan; Part 4 The Voice of the Child with Special Educational Needs; Chapter 8 How Children with Emotional and Behavioural Difficulties View Professionals, Derrick Armstrong, David Galloway; Chapter 9 Listening to Children with Special Educational Needs, Philippa Russell; Part 5 Conclusions; Chapter 10 A Way Forward?, David Galloway, Ron Davie;
Ron Davie now works as an independent educational and child psychologist and is visiting Professor at Oxford Brookes University and Honorary Research Fellow at University College London. David Galloway is Professor of Primary Education and Head of the School of Education at the University of Durham.