Sibling aid

16th February 2001 at 00:00
CHILDREN from Bangladeshi families help younger siblings with their homework and play a unique role, particularly when parents do not speak or read English. Research by Goldsmiths College, London, found that older children were acrucial bridge between the home and the new school culture. The study looked at 18 nine to 11-year-olds and their younger siblings at two schools in east London.

Full story in the March edition of Primary Magazine

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