Changes in grouping practices over primary and secondary school

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Baines, Ed; Blatchford, Peter; Kutnick, P.;
(2003)
  • Subject: Primary school, Secondary school, Peer learning, Pedagogy, Teaching methods
    mesheuropmc: education

The research detailed in this paper provides a systematic description and analysis of grouping practices in primary and secondary schools in England. Practices are compared to main findings in developmental and educational literature with regard to effective contexts fo... View more
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