The effectiveness of the use of learning support assistants in improving the mathematics achievement of low achieving pupils in primary school
UNSPECIFIED. (2003) The effectiveness of the use of learning support assistants in improving the mathematics achievement of low achieving pupils in primary school. EDUCATIONAL RESEARCH, 45 (3). pp. 219-230. ISSN 0013-1881Full text not available from this repository.
Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/0013188032000137229
The use of learning support assistants in schools has become increasingly common in England, partly as a result of government support for this strategy. One suggested advantage of the deployment of learning support assistants is to provide additional support to low achieving pupils. However, so far research on the effects of this strategy is very limited. In this study the effect of using trained learning support assistants to help pupils underachieving in mathematics is examined using a quasi-experimental design whereby pupils receiving support were matched to those not receiving support on prior achievement and pupil background factors.
|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Journal or Publication Title:||EDUCATIONAL RESEARCH|
|Publisher:||ROUTLEDGE TAYLOR & FRANCIS LTD|
|Number of Pages:||12|
|Page Range:||pp. 219-230|
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