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    Parental Involvement in Education: How Do Parents Want to Become Involved?Valerie Morgan, Grace Fraser, Seamus Dunn & Ed Cairns - 1992 - Educational Studies 18 (1):11-20.
    Summary Increased parental involvement in schooling is one of the central plans of government policy. The planned integrated schools in Northern Ireland provide direct evidence of high levels of parental participation in action. The experience of the schools suggests, that whilst parental involvement is relatively easy to generate during the initial stages of the setting up of a school it is much more difficult to sustain over the long term. There is also potential for difficulties to arise, both between groups (...)
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    Differentiation and its Problems: The Views of Primary Teachers and Curriculum Support Staff in Northern Ireland.Brian McGarvey, Valerie Morgan, Stuart Marriott & Lesley Abbott - 1996 - Educational Studies 22 (1):69-82.
    This paper identifies a range of problems associated with putting differentiation into practice. The opinions of head teachers, subject co‐ordinators, and teachers were sought, as well as those of the curriculum support staff in the Education and Library Boards on the extent to which these problems affected primary schools in Northern Ireland, and case‐studies illuminated these views. The results showed that the curriculum support staff regarded most problems in differentiation in a more serious light than the schools themselves did, but (...)
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    When Does 'Good News' Become 'Bad News'? Relationships Between Government and the Integrated Schools in Northern Ireland.Valerie Morgan & Grace Fraser - 1999 - British Journal of Educational Studies 47 (4):364 - 379.
    The development of a set of religiously integrated schools in Northern Ireland since 1981 is often portrayed in wholly positive terms. However, the continued growth of the movement has generated serious tensions at a number of levels which have wider implications for any analysis of the implications of parental choice.
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    When Does ‘Good News’ Become ‘Bad News’? Relationships Between Government and the Integrated Schools in Northern Ireland.Valerie Morgan & Grace Fraser - 1999 - British Journal of Educational Studies 47 (4):364-379.
    The development of a set of religiously integrated schools in Northern Ireland since 1981 is often portrayed in wholly positive terms. However, the continued growth of the movement has generated serious tensions at a number of levels which have wider implications for any analysis of the implications of parental choice.
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