Issues of rurality and good practice: Gypsy Traveller pupils in schools

Bhopal, Kalwant (2006) Issues of rurality and good practice: Gypsy Traveller pupils in schools. In, Neal, Sarah and Agyeman, Julian (eds.) The new countryside? Ethnicity, nation and exclusion in contemporary rural Britian. Bristol, UK, Policy Press, 193-216.


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This chapter explores aspects of good practice in a mixed
comprehensive school in a rural village. It will argue that the rural
setting has an effect on anti-racist strategies, issues of segregation and integration and curriculum content for Gypsy Traveller pupils. It will highlight the need for policy makers to consider rhe racism faced by many GypsyTraveller pupils in developing innovative practice to meet the needs of pupils with nomadic lifesryles that present significant challenges to educators and local education authorities (LEAs).

Item Type: Book Section
ISBNs: 1861347952 (hardback)
Keywords: gypsy travellers, social inclusion, rural racism, education
Subjects: L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > LB2361 Curriculum
H Social Sciences > HT Communities. Classes. Races
L Education > LC Special aspects of education
Divisions : University Structure - Pre August 2011 > School of Education > Professional Practice & Pedagogy
ePrint ID: 42012
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Date Deposited: 02 Nov 2006
Last Modified: 31 Mar 2016 12:14

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