Complementary Schools in Britain Today
- Paperback / softback, 196 pages, 244 mm x 170 mm
- 1 Feb 2010
- Trentham Books Ltd
CONTENTS: Peter Martin: Notes of appreciation; Introduction; Language and literacy practices: 1. Opening up flexible spaces: Ideology and practice in complementary schools; 2. Investigating the intersection of multilingualism and multimodality in Turkish and Gurarati literacy classes; 3. Literacy and socialisational teaching in Chinese complementary schools; 4. Abetare and dancing: The story of a partnership; 5. Grandmothers as orchestrators of early language and literacy lessons; Processes of identity formation: 6. Constructing cultural and academic identities in community schools: A socio-cultural and dialogical approach; 7. Chinese complementary school pupils' social and educational subjectivities; 8. Language choice and identity negotiations in a Brazilian Portuguese community school; Policy and practice: 9. Teachers' developing theories and practices in Greek Community Schools; 10. Developing links between communities, schools and initial teacher training; 11. Linking community and mainstream schools: Opportunities and challenges for Portuguese language and culture classes; 12. Making links across complementary and mainstream classrooms for primary children and their teachers; References; Index.
"This volume makes a valuable contribution to our knowledge of the social and cultural aspects of heritage language learning in complementary schools."