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

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

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Abstract

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.

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Published date: March 2010
Keywords: disaffection, exclusion, alternative curriculum, truancy, evaluation

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Local EPrints ID: 143733
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/143733
ISSN: 1363-2752
PURE UUID: ed8f03d1-5025-4a03-bf8c-33801395a4a7

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Date deposited: 13 Apr 2010 07:55
Last modified: 18 Jul 2017 23:09

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Author: Susan Hallam
Author: Lynne Rogers
Author: Jasmine Rhamie

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