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Strategies for supporting schools and teachers in order to foster social inclusion: UK interim report

Moscardini, Lio and Condie, Rae and Grieve, Ann and Mitchell, Iain and Bourne, Jill (2008) Strategies for supporting schools and teachers in order to foster social inclusion: UK interim report. University of Strathclyde.

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Abstract

The focus in this report is on those strategies used to address the disadvantages experienced by minority background students in schools within the United Kingdom (UK) and the wider policy context in which these operate. More specifically, the focus is on four groups of students: ethnic minority students including refugee and asylum seekers’ children; Gypsy/traveller students; Students in care (Looked After Children – LAC); and, linguistic minorities e.g. Gaelic, Welsh.