From Teacher Aides to Teaching Assistants: how Plowden promoted parental participation in our primary schools

FORUM - ISSN 0963-8253
Volume 49 Number 1 (2007)

From Teacher Aides to Teaching Assistants: how Plowden promoted parental participation in our primary schools
MIKE AYLEN, pages 107-114
DOI: 10.2304/forum.2007.49.1.107

Abstract

The author describes the changes which classroom assistants have seen over the past 40 years in terms of their job title and role. He argues that the Plowden Report's recommendations for greater responsibilities, better training opportunities and an increase in the number of teaching assistants in schools are at last being implemented.

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MIKE AYLEN (2007) From Teacher Aides to Teaching Assistants: how Plowden promoted parental participation in our primary schools, FORUM, 49(1), 107-114

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