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Maximising The Impact of Teaching Assistants, 2nd Edition

The fully updated second edition of this book draws on the experiences of schools that have put this guidance into action via the MITA programme.

This highly informative, accessible book will help schools to transform the way they use teaching assistants, focusing on the quality of support rather than quantity, and greatly increasing their positive impact on the progress and attainment of pupils. An essential read for heads and teachers. Sir John Dunford, Chair of Whole Education

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The Teaching Assistant's Guide to Effective Interaction

The TA’s Guide... is the definitive guide to classroom interactions betweeen TAs and pupils. This highly relatable and accessible book sets out a role for TAs focusing on developing pupils’ independence and ownership of learning. 

An impressive and important book … I urge colleagues to treasure this as a means of building a rich resource of pedagogical support within the classroom… this book is an essential read. Dame Alison Peacock, Chief Executive Officer, Chartered College of Teaching

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Reassessing the Impact of Teaching Assistants

This book reports findings from the ground-breaking Deployment and Impact of Support Staff (DISS) project, which lifted the lid on the impact of TA support on teachers, teaching and pupils across the attainment range.

The substansial and counter-intuitive research findings that underpin this book set it apart. Seamus Hegarty, Editior of the European Journal of Special Needs Education

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