Alternative provision for young people with special educational needs

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Author: Martin, Kerry; White, Richard


This study explores the ways in which young people with special educational needs (SEN) access and engage in alternative provision in five local authority areas in the UK. Case studies were selected to reflect various approaches to, and manifestations of, alternative provision for learners with a wide range of needs. Provision typically includes a combination of subject learning and functional skills, vocational learning, and personal and social development. The report covers: the interface of alternative provision and SEN; finding and commissioning alternative provision; monitoring and...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Youth; Teaching and learning; Students; Equity; Research

Keywords: Youth at risk; Youth program; Educational alternative; Education and training needs; Educational program; Educational practice; Special needs students; Access to education and training; Social inclusion; Case study

Geographic subjects: Great Britain; Europe

Published: Slough, England: National Foundation for Educational Research, 2012

Physical description: vi, 27 p.

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ISBN: 9781908666246

Local Government Education and Children’s Services Research Programme (National Foundation for Educational Research in England and Wales)

Resource type: Report

Call number: TD/TNC 108.1215

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