Max A. Hope
Alternative provision free schools: Educational fireworks or sparks of optimism for excluded young people?
Hope, Max A.
Dr Gill Hughes G.C.Hughes@hull.ac.uk
For those of us who have spent our professional lives working alongside children and young people who are disaffected with education, re-imagining education — or more specifically, re-imagining schools — is crucial. Could it be possible for the state education system to meet the needs of all children and young people, regardless of their gender, ethnicity, ability, sexual orientation or looked-after status? Could schools be changed so that all children and young people were offered curricula and pedagogy that were relevant, inspiring and engaging? Could the education system as a whole be designed in such a way to meet the needs of all, so that none became disengaged, disaffected or disruptive?
Hope, M. A. (2015). Alternative provision free schools: Educational fireworks or sparks of optimism for excluded young people?. In C. Cooper, S. Gormally, & G. Hughes (Eds.), Socially just, radical alternatives for education and youth work practice (107-126). London: Palgrave Macmillan. https://doi.org/10.1057/9781137393593_6
|Publication Date||Oct 12, 2015|
|Deposit Date||Jun 10, 2019|
|Journal||Socially Just, Radical Alternatives for Education and Youth Work Practice|
|Book Title||Socially just, radical alternatives for education and youth work practice|
|Keywords||Young people; Education system; Local authority; Community worker; Coalition government|
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