There is increasing use of additional staff (teaching assistants, learning support assistants, behaviour support assistants, special educational needs auxiliaries, classroom assistants) to promote positive discipline and support pupils with behavioural difﬁculties in school in Scotland. We explore some ﬁndings from a Scottish Executive funded research project (Munn et al., 2004), presenting some views of additional staff, pupils, parents and teaching staff on the diverse roles, professional and personal attributes and effectiveness of additional staff.
|Title of host publication||Small-Scale Research in Primary Schools|
|Subtitle of host publication||A Reader for Learning and Professional Development|
|Number of pages||7|
|Publication status||Published - 13 Sep 2013|