Staff perceptions of the success of an alternative curriculum: skill force


Hallam, Susan (2010) Staff perceptions of the success of an alternative curriculum: skill force. Emotional and Behavioural Difficulties, 15, (1), 63-74. (doi:10.1080/13632750903512431).

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This paper describes staff perceptions of the implementation of an alternative curriculum, skill force, for disaffected pupils in the UK.

The perceptions of skill force and school staff were compared based on data from questionnaires completed by 62 skill force and 84 school staff, and interviews with representative samples of each.

While the data indicated that the programme had been successful in re-engaging the students with education, the improvement was more marked in relation to the skill force programme than the wider school context.

Item Type: Article
ISSNs: 1741-2692 (electronic)
1363-2752 (print)
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Keywords: disaffection, exclusion, alternative curriculum, truancy, evaluation
Subjects: L Education > L Education (General)
Divisions: University Structure - Pre August 2011 > School of Education > Social Justice and Inclusive Education
ePrint ID: 143733
Date Deposited: 13 Apr 2010 07:55
Last Modified: 27 Mar 2014 19:05
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/143733

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