Issues of rurality and good practice: Gypsy Traveller pupils in schools
Neal, Sarah and Agyeman, Julian (eds.)
The new countryside? Ethnicity, nation and exclusion in contemporary rural Britian.
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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).
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