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Issues of rurality and good practice

Kalwant Bhopal

in The new countryside?

Published by Policy Press

Published in print March 2006 | ISBN: 9781861347961
Published online March 2012 | e-ISBN: 9781447303916 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1332/policypress/9781861347961.003.0009
Issues of rurality and good practice

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This chapter discusses some aspects of good practice in a mixed comprehensive school in a rural village. It argues that the rural setting has an effect on anti-racist strategies, issues of segregation, and integration and curriculum content for Gypsy Traveller pupils. The chapter also emphasises the need for policy makers to consider the racism that is faced by a lot of Gypsy Traveller pupils. The development of innovative practice that meets the needs of pupils with nomadic lifestyles which present significant challenges to educators and local education authorities is also considered.

Keywords: good practice; anti-racist strategies; issues of segregation; integration; curriculum content; Gypsy Traveller pupils; racism; nomadic lifestyles; local education authorities

Chapter.  9462 words. 

Subjects: Urban and Rural Studies

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