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The Value and impact of homework clubs in public libraries

The Value and impact of homework clubs in public libraries

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Published by Library and Information Commission in [London] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Homework -- Great Britain.,
  • Children"s libraries -- Great Britain.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    StatementBriony Train ... [et al.].
    SeriesLibrary and Information Commission research report -- 32
    ContributionsTrain, Briony., Library and Information Commission.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination84,[97]p. :
    Number of Pages97
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18452468M
    ISBN 10190239416X

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The value and impact of homework clubs in public libraries. By B. Train, C. Nankivell, M. Shoolbred and Library and Information Commission (United Kingdom) Abstract.

Grant no. LIC/RE/Available from British Library Document Supply Centre-DSCF(32) / BLDSC - British Library Document Supply CentreSIGLEGBUnited Kingdo. Homework clubs in public libraries Homework clubs in public libraries Darren Bevin; Anne Goulding discuss the way in which public libraries Reports on a study investigating homework clubs in public support the formal education process through libraries in the UK.

Describes the national social and the provision of facilities which assist children political background against. Reports on a study investigating homework clubs in public libraries in the UK.

Describes the national social and political background against which homework clubs have been established and reports the results of research, focusing on the establishment of homework clubs and the role of partnerships in their development, their aims and objectives, their focus on pupils with special needs, their Cited by: 5.

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