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Entry Sept. 10, 2009:

UK Study reports on teaching assistants.


Pupils supported by teaching assistants do no better than those who are left alone, but TAs do improve classroom discipline and reduce teachers' stress levels. See news release at:

http://www.guardian.co.uk/education/2009/sep/04/teaching-assistants-classroom-improvements

Linked here are three reports from the Institute of Education, University of London:

Research Brief 2009
DEPLOYMENT AND IMPACT OF SUPPORT STAFF PROJECT
DCSF-RB148.pdf

Earlier Reports:

Research Brief 2007
DEPLOYMENT AND IMPACT OF SUPPORT STAFF IN SCHOOLS
Report On Findings From The Second National Questionnaire Survey Of Schools, Support Staff And Teachers (Strand 1, Wave 2, 2006)
DCSF-RB005.pdf

Research Report 2007
DEPLOYMENT AND IMPACT OF SUPPORT STAFF IN SCHOOLS Report on findings from the Second National Questionnaire Survey of Schools, Support Staff and Teachers (Strand 1, Wave 2 - 2006)
DCSF-RR005.pdf

 

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