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Remaking schooling through open-plan settings: Some conclusions and the future


Prain, V and Cox, P and Deed, C and Edwards, D and Farrelly, C and Keeffe, M and Lovejoy, V and Mow, L and Sellings, P and Waldrip, BG, Remaking schooling through open-plan settings: Some conclusions and the future, Personalising Learning in Open-Plan Schools, Sense Publishers, V Prain, P Cox, C Deed, D Edwards, C Farrelly, M Keeffe, V Lovejoy, L Mow, P Sellings, B Waldrip, (ed), Rotterdam, pp. 221-230. ISBN 978-94-6300-191-5 (2015) [Research Book Chapter]

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In assessing a major educational reform of the kind enacted in the BEP, many questions are raised, requiring comprehensive, evidence-based answers. Was the original Plan well-conceptualised and effectively enacted to meet the needs of these twenty-first century learners? What are the short-term and long-term effects of this major reorganisation of schooling? What are the gains and losses (if any) of this approach? To what extent were initial goals achieved, and enacted strategies effective, and why? How sustainable are the emerging signs of positive changes to student academic attainment and wellbeing? What are lessons for like contexts and future schooling? Elsewhere (Prain et al., 2014), we have sought to answer some of these questions around BEP goals, implementation strategies, and outcomes, including key enablers and constraints.

Item Details

Item Type:Research Book Chapter
Keywords:open-plan schools, educational reform
Research Division:Education
Research Group:Other education
Research Field:Other education not elsewhere classified
Objective Division:Education and Training
Objective Group:Other education and training
Objective Field:Other education and training not elsewhere classified
UTAS Author:Waldrip, BG (Professor Bruce Waldrip)
ID Code:121458
Year Published:2015
Funding Support:Australian Research Council (LP100200179)
Deposited By:Education
Deposited On:2017-09-29
Last Modified:2017-12-04

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