Category boys

who attends and what is on offer?

Two key issues that are highlighted in the literatures are related to WHO is enrolled in alternative education and WHAT IS ON OFFER to them. (1) Enrolment There are three issues of concern related to enrolment – (a) who is on the roll, (b) referral processes and (c) barriers to access. (a)   Who is on […]

Who is excluded?

Empirical research and government data collections in the UK tell us that students designated as marginalised/excluded do share certain social characteristics: Boys are far more likely to be formally excluded than girls (Institute of Education (University of London) and the National Foundation for Educational Research ( NFER), 2013; McCluskey, Lloyd, Riddell, & Fordyce, 2013). Recent Scottish data […]