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Consistency in the messiness: Lessons learnt from establishing Flex programs

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Thomas, J, Consistency in the messiness: Lessons learnt from establishing Flex programs, Doing School Differently Conference 2018, 28 - 29 June 2018, Gold Coast, Australia (2018) [Conference Extract]

Abstract

Drawing on interviews with the Directors of Youth Plus, Heads of Campus, teachers and youth workers who were responsible for creating and sustaining Flexible Learning Centres across Australia, we report on lessons learned over the past 10 years. Despite considerable diversity of context and experience in each Flexi site, we found that adherence to a consistent set of principles enhanced the likelihood of successful program establishment and sustainability. We will engage the audience in examining how these lessons may inform the establishment and sustainability of Flexible Learning Programs in other organisations and locations.

Item Details

Item Type:Conference Extract
Keywords:disengagement, alternative education, reengagement, flexible Learning
Research Division:Education
Research Group:Other Education
Research Field:Education not elsewhere classified
Objective Division:Education and Training
Objective Group:School/Institution
Objective Field:Management and Leadership of Schools/Institutions
UTAS Author:Thomas, J (Dr Jeffrey Thomas)
ID Code:129667
Year Published:2018
Deposited By:Education
Deposited On:2018-12-12
Last Modified:2019-04-02
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