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Addressing the bigger picture on teaching assistant interventions

Peter Blatchford It is good to hear the positive results from new studies, funded by the Education Endowment Foundation, showing that interventions carried out by teaching assistants (TAs) with small groups helped improve children’s results in the 3Rs. In fact

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Five reasons why any government should think twice about getting rid of teaching assistants

Rob Webster The Sunday Times and the Daily Mail have both reported that the Treasury and the Department for Education are considering phasing out the country’s 232,000 teaching assistants (TAs) in an attempt to save around £4billion a year from

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