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Your Stories: Evaluation of Launceston Big Picture School

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Emery, SG and West, ML and Shelley, B and te Riele, KM and Stratford, E and Grant, OE, Your Stories: Evaluation of Launceston Big Picture School, University of Tasmania, Launceston (2020) [Report Other]


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This information poster is a student friendly output from the Launceston Big Picture School Evaluation. Launceston Big Picture School was established in January 2016, as a stand-alone Big Picture Education Australia school for Years 9-12. In May 2017, the Peter Underwood Centre was formally commissioned by the Honourable Jeremy Rockliff, Deputy Premier and Minister for Education in the Tasmanian Government, to evaluate the implementation of the Big Picture Education Australia design at Launceston Big Picture School over the period 2017-2020. For three years the research team has worked independently, but in collaboration with Launceston Big Picture School, Department of Education Tasmania and Big Picture Education Australia. The research questions were: Are the 12 distinguishers of Big Picture Education Australia’s design being implemented? How well is the Big Picture model being implemented? Are Launceston Big Picture School students learning in the broadest possible sense? Does students’ learning support them after they leave school and, if so, how? The evaluation drew upon perspectives from students, parents, school staff, Big Picture Education Australia staff, and local members of the business community about the implementation; and an examination of students’ work, school documentation, policy documents and Department of Education data.

Item Details

Item Type:Report Other
Keywords:flexible education, alternative education, educational evaluation
Research Division:Education
Research Group:Education systems
Research Field:Higher education
Objective Division:Expanding Knowledge
Objective Group:Expanding knowledge
Objective Field:Expanding knowledge in education
UTAS Author:Emery, SG (Dr Sherridan Emery)
UTAS Author:West, ML (Miss Melody West)
UTAS Author:Shelley, B (Dr Becky Shelley)
UTAS Author:te Riele, KM (Professor Kitty te Riele)
UTAS Author:Stratford, E (Professor Elaine Stratford)
UTAS Author:Grant, OE (Mr Oliver Grant)
ID Code:146854
Year Published:2020
Deposited By:Peter Underwood Centre for Educational Attainment
Deposited On:2021-09-30
Last Modified:2021-09-30
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