Alternative schooling

Three school spaces where children feel they can belong and learn

By Aspa Baroutsis

Schooling is not always a pleasant experience for children and young people. School experiences can be alienating for some and can lead to marginalisation, disengagement and risk of dropping out of school completely. Almost one in five young people are affected this way. For disenfranchised children such as these, alternative schooling can offer a second

Mainstream schools have a lot to learn from the way flexi-schools engage students

By Martin Mills

Everyone has an opinion on why young people disengage from school. The topic arouses significant comment from politicians,

Learning from alternative schooling:mainstream schools can benefit greatly

By Stewart Riddle

Around the world today school systems in developed countries tend to produce a ‘one size fits all’ type