Category school

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 […]

Why are alternatives needed?

Young people who are on the edges of formal schooling frequently tell researchers that: the curriculum on offer is not interesting or relevant they are bored teachers are disinterested in them discipline is unfair they have been bullied or ridiculed and the school has done nothing to support them or has been unable to support […]