Pupils with Severe Learning Difficulties as Personal Target Setters

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Richard Rose, Senior Lecturer at University College, Northampton, and Will Fletcher and Gaynor Goodwin, Watling View School, St Albans, argue that although many schools have attempted to enable pupils with special educational needs to play an active part in their own planning procedures and assessment, few have identified and analysed the skills required by both pupils and teachers. Theydescribe a one-year small-scale action-research project, in a school for children with severe learning difficulties, which resulted in the development of procedures for the assessment of ‘pupil readiness’ for full involvement in the target-setting process. © NASEN 1999.




Rose, R., Fletcher, W., & Goodwin, G. (1999). Pupils with Severe Learning Difficulties as Personal Target Setters. British Journal of Special Education, 26(4), 206–212. https://doi.org/10.1111/1467-8527.00140

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