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Becta Local authorities

Becta Local authorities . Research About Local authorities Becta provides advice and guidance to local authorities to support and encourage schools to improve learning with ICT. We do this by providing information and tools for whole school improvement and best value procurement. Government strategy Funding Self-review framework Procurement E-safety Personalising learning Extending opportunities Get involved Publications Recent publications Download or order Becta publications. Harnessing Technology for Next Generation Learning: Children, schools and families implementation plan 02 March…

Becta Last update: 2011

Becta Schools

Becta Schools Most of our online resources are now available under the Open Government Licence for anyone to re-use. Find out more. Research About Schools Becta's Schools website offers advice and guidance to school leadership teams on how technology can be built into teaching, learning and management. Leadership and management Curriculum Learning and teaching Professional development Extending opportunities Resources E-safety Self-review framework Get involved Publications Recent publications Download or order Becta publications. Learning platforms: Steps to adoption 11 March…

Becta Last update: 2011

Ethnic Minority Achievement (EMA) case study 5: Introduction to electricity - Providing opportunities for learning to raise attainment of Turkish and Somali pupils in science

Case study focusing on providing opportunities to raise attainment of Turkish and Somali pupils in science. Based in the science department of a larger than average school.

The National Strategies Last update: 2011

What is being done?

Details of what is being done to address the school's issues, such as: the science department decided to develop an 'introductory' lesson to the new topic of electricity, featuring a practical carousel. They decided to try the approach with two different classes with different ability profiles (set 1 and set 4).

The National Strategies Last update: 2011

Future plans

Outline of how the school intends to maintain its success and improve other areas of concern, including: the science department will continue to implement collaborative planning; the science department plans to introduce a similarly self-guided exploration for all pupils at the start of each topic; the department will ensure both teachers and teaching assistants direct appropriate questions to pupils and record outcomes so they can adjust planning of topics to meet pupils' needs.

The National Strategies Last update: 2011