Originally published in 1976. This book helps beginning and practising teachers to operate effectively in multiracial schools; its emphasis is on practical guidance for the classroom. It presents a review of the salient features of teaching in multiracial schools, comprising a brief description of the three largest ethnic minority groups; a selected list of studies related to the assessment of ability and achievement; language difficulties, specifically for West Indian, Asian and Chinese pupils, and for second-stage immigrant learners.
1. Introduction 2. A Brief Description of the Three Largest Minority Ethnic Groups in Britain 3. Assessment of Ability and Attainment 4. Language Difficulties 5. Other Aspects of the Teacher’s Task 6. The Teacher’s Contribution Towards Education for a Multicultural Society
Reissuing works originally published between 1976 and 1997, this collection draws together research and practical guidance on schooling in a multicultural environment. Some of the books explore the issues of education for immigrants; others offer case study insights of the experience of bilingual and ethnic minority pupils; others present solutions for teaching in multiracial schools and for children’s multicultural understanding. This is an excellent resource for teachers and those studying education.