Category fit for purpose


Here are the reports of the three group discussions around the literature review. These were held on June 4 and have now been checked with participants for accuracy. GROUP ONE:  We begin with one of the discussants from mainstream education stating that there should not be a separate sector of alternative provision. It is against […]

quality outcomes in alternative education

In education, there are generally three approaches to quality – (1) a standards approach: this works with a set of benchmarks developed by the purchaser/commissioner, to be applied universally (2) a fit for purpose framework: this uses criteria for quality, defined by the provider and user groups in relation to the purpose of the programme […]