Nov 26

So You Want To Be A Teaching Assistants

A Review of The ATL Teaching Assistant Findings Job Title Most support staff (40%) are employed under the label of Teaching Assistant (TA) or Learning Support Assistant (LSA) with the array of other labels been used in a relatively low … Continue reading

Nov 23

Visualising Intervention – Pre & Post Assessment

How can we show that non-teacher intervention is working in school Note: this article is based on working practice during 2005 Part of the Visualising Education Blog Series It is clear that current and future developments within the education system … Continue reading

Nov 23

Teachers and Teaching Assistants – Entrenched Confusion

The National Union of Teachers (NUT) report (edited by Neill 2002) explored the teachers perception of the teaching assistant and showed that teacher felt that teaching assistants provide pastoral support to targeted pupils. However, there has been a move over … Continue reading