The Glendyne Model: an evidence based evaluation (an evaluation of Glendyne Education & Training Centre Hervey Bay 2006)

Yuginovich, Trudy and O'Brien, Patrick and Miles, Ian (2006) The Glendyne Model: an evidence based evaluation (an evaluation of Glendyne Education & Training Centre Hervey Bay 2006). University of Southern Queensland, Toowoomba, Australia. ISBN 0-909756-91-0

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This document reports on research which was commissioned to explore the outcomes of the Glendyne Education and Training Centre. Major Key Stakeholders were approached and participated in the research. Literature in this field was reviewed showing paucity in research into this particular aspect of alternative secondary education. There are approximately 80 students currently enrolled at the Glendyne Education and Training Centre offering an alternative student-centred approach to learning for at-risk students in the region. Several decades ago, non graduating year 11 high school students could obtain jobs, join the military but today they are much more likely to be unemployed, involved in crime or imprisoned (Jeffries et al 2004 p. 64). Today at-risk youth often drop out of school or are excluded from mainstream high schools either for behavioural/learning disability reasons or to seek financial support as a result of family structures, support or opportunities (Jeffries (et al 2004).

The aims of this study were to evaluate the 'Glendyne educational model as implemented by the Glendyne Education and Training Centre (hereafter referred to as Glendyne) as an alternative model of secondary education for 'at risk adolescents'. Glendyne aims to address this with their mission of; removing barriers to education and to nurture the intellectual, physical, social emotional and spiritual development of young men and women.

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Additional Information: © 2006 Yuginovich T., O’Brien, P. Miles, I. All rights reserved. No part of this publication may be produced, stored in a retrieval system or transmitted in any form or by any means whether electronic, mechanical, photocopying, recording or otherwise without prior permission of the copyright owners. 1 at Fraser Coast Campus at call no. 371.93099432 Yug.
Faculty / Department / School: Historic - Faculty of Sciences - Department of Nursing
Date Deposited: 11 Oct 2007 01:02
Last Modified: 01 May 2018 05:48
Uncontrolled Keywords: at risk adolescents; alternative education model
Fields of Research : 16 Studies in Human Society > 1605 Policy and Administration > 160506 Education Policy
16 Studies in Human Society > 1607 Social Work > 160703 Social Program Evaluation
13 Education > 1303 Specialist Studies in Education > 130304 Educational Administration, Management and Leadership
Socio-Economic Objective: C Society > 93 Education and Training > 9399 Other Education and Training > 939903 Equity and Access to Education

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