Second chance education: barriers, supports and engagement strategies

Second chance education programs are now a well-established presence in institutions seeking to provide access and equity pathways for socio-economically disadvantaged groups. This paper focusses on the strategies used to support positive engagement in second chance equity programs, drawing upon evaluation research data from four TAFE sponsored programs. Interviews were held with service providers involved in the programs' development and delivery, and focus groups were held to gather information from program participants.

The findings highlight the complex and often multiple barriers facing pa ... Show more

Authors: Savelsberg, Harry; Pignata, Silvia; Weckert, Pauline

Published: Footscray, Victoria, Adult Learning Australia, 2017

Resource type: Article

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