Learning from alternative schooling: mainstream schools can benefit greatly

Riddle, Stewart (2014) Learning from alternative schooling: mainstream schools can benefit greatly. EduResearch Matters. pp. 1-5.

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Around the world today school systems in developed countries tend to produce a 'one size fits all' type of education. This mass schooling usually involves standardised testing, a national curriculum and increased measurement and accountability of teaching and teachers. However there is much that mainstream, or mass-produced schooling can learn from alternative approaches used in marginalised schools. These schools seek to be more socially just and inclusive.

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Item Type: Article (Commonwealth Reporting Category C)
Refereed: No
Item Status: Live Archive
Additional Information: © 2014 Australian Association for Research in Education blog. This publication is copyright. It may be reproduced in whole or in part for the purposes of study, research, or review, but is subject to the inclusion of an acknowledgment of the source.
Faculty / Department / School: Current - Faculty of Business, Education, Law and Arts - School of Teacher Education and Early Childhood
Date Deposited: 01 Apr 2015 00:05
Last Modified: 15 May 2017 03:31
Uncontrolled Keywords: alternative schooling; school environment; teachers work
Fields of Research : 13 Education > 1301 Education Systems > 130105 Primary Education (excl. Maori)
13 Education > 1301 Education Systems > 130106 Secondary Education
13 Education > 1303 Specialist Studies in Education > 130303 Education Assessment and Evaluation
Socio-Economic Objective: C Society > 93 Education and Training > 9304 School/Institution > 930402 School/Institution Community and Environment
URI: http://eprints.usq.edu.au/id/eprint/26461

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