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SEED Sponsored Research - Learning at a Distance Supported by ICT for Gypsies and Travellers: Young Peoples' Views

DescriptionThis report presents the findings of research with Gypsy/Traveller and Showground Traveller pupils relating to their experience of interactive communications technology (ICT) and its support for their learning in schools. The research explored its potential, particularly in relation to electronic connectivity, for supporting access to a school curriculum when travelling or attending an out of school setting.
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Official Print Publication DateJune 2006
Website Publication DateJune 09, 2006

LEARNING AT A DISTANCE SUPPORTED BY ICT FOR GYPSIES AND TRAVELLERS: YOUNG PEOPLES' VIEWS
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DR PAULINE PADFIELD
FINAL REPORT - FEBRUARY 2006
UNIVERSITY OF EDINBURGH
MORAY HOUSE SCHOOL OF EDUCATION

SCOTTISH EXECUTIVE EDUCATION DEPARTMENT SPONSORED RESEARCH PROGRAMME
2005

The Scottish Executive is making this research report, part of the SEED Sponsored Research programme, available in order to provide access to its contents for those interested in the subject. The Executive sponsored the research but has not exercised editorial control over the report.

The views expressed in the report are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect those of the Scottish Executive or any other organisation(s) by which the author(s) is/are employed.

The research was commissioned through Information, Analysis and Communication Division, which is responsible for providing analytical services within the Scottish Executive Education Department (SEED). Their work is part of a multidisciplinary unit (consisting of researchers, economists and statistics staff) and the staff undertakes and funds economic analysis and social research in the fields of: school education; children, young people and social work: architecture; and tourism, culture and sport.

If you wish to find out more about SEED's research programme, please contact the Dissemination Officer, Information, Analysis and Communication Division, Scottish Executive Education Department, Area 1B (S), Victoria Quay, Edinburgh, EH6 6QQ or by e-mail on recs.admin@scotland.gsi.gov.uk or visit our website www.scotland.gov.uk/insight/

This report was published on the Scottish Executive website in June 2006