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Families, Education and GiftednessThe Newlands’ Tale

Families, Education and Giftedness: The Newlands’ Tale [The Newlands were an example of an upwardly-mobile family where education had, within one generation, significantly changed the prospects and fortunes of the family. Both parents (Debbie and Pete) were born in the North-East and had always lived in the region, where their families had worked in the local heavy industries. No-one else in the families, other than Pete, had any qualifications post-compulsory school leaving age.] http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png

Families, Education and GiftednessThe Newlands’ Tale

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Publisher
SensePublishers
Copyright
© SensePublishers 2012
Pages
95 –111
DOI
10.1007/978-94-6091-991-6_6
Publisher site
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Abstract

[The Newlands were an example of an upwardly-mobile family where education had, within one generation, significantly changed the prospects and fortunes of the family. Both parents (Debbie and Pete) were born in the North-East and had always lived in the region, where their families had worked in the local heavy industries. No-one else in the families, other than Pete, had any qualifications post-compulsory school leaving age.]

Published: Jan 1, 2012

Keywords: Parental Involvement; Upward Mobility; Family Meal; Independent School; Gifted Education

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