Alternative provision: effective practice and post 16 transition

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Author: Tate, Sue; Greatbatch, David


Alternative provision (AP) is defined as: education arranged by local authorities for pupils who, because of exclusion, illness or other reasons, would not otherwise receive suitable education; education arranged by schools for pupils on a fixed period exclusion; and pupils being directed by schools to off-site provision to improve their behaviour. The UK Department for Education commissioned this literature review to explore the evidence for effective strategies that support young people in AP to increase attainment at Key Stage 4 (the two years of school education normally known as...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Youth; Teaching and learning; Employment; Students; Quality; Participation; Providers of education and training; Outcomes

Keywords: Youth at risk; Special needs students; Youth transitions; Educational alternative; Curriculum; Pedagogics; Best practice; Transition from education and training to employment; Transition from secondary to further education and training; Attainment; Student retention; Academic persistence; Institutional role

Geographic subjects: Great Britain; Europe

Published: Manchester, England: Department for Education, 2017

Physical description: 67 p.

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ISBN: 9781781056752

Resource type: Report

Call number: TD/TNC 127.342

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