• Share
  • Email
  • Embed
  • Like
  • Save
  • Private Content
Future Learning Margaret Vickers
 

Future Learning Margaret Vickers

on

  • 301 views

 

Statistics

Views

Total Views
301
Views on SlideShare
289
Embed Views
12

Actions

Likes
0
Downloads
0
Comments
0

1 Embed 12

http://nsla-in-wsr.wikispaces.com 12

Accessibility

Categories

Upload Details

Uploaded via as Microsoft PowerPoint

Usage Rights

© All Rights Reserved

Report content

Flagged as inappropriate Flag as inappropriate
Flag as inappropriate

Select your reason for flagging this presentation as inappropriate.

Cancel
  • Full Name Full Name Comment goes here.
    Are you sure you want to
    Your message goes here
    Processing…
Post Comment
Edit your comment

    Future Learning Margaret Vickers Future Learning Margaret Vickers Presentation Transcript

    • ‘Staying on’ research project
      UWS and DET in partnership – ARC funded
      Longitudinal study -3 years (2009, 2010, 2011) with participants initially in Years 7, 8 & 9, from nine schools
      Surveys initially with 1966 students – and
      Interviews with ‘disengaged’ students over 3 years
      Interviews with staff
      Document Analysis (e.g.: ASR and School plan)
    • Turning points
      Early disengagement need not be permanent – many turn around and become engaged
    • Kate’s story
      Hairdressing was her goal
      Leaving at end of Yr 10 was her plan
      Now she aims to go as far as she can
    • Why? How?
      Why do students ‘turn around’ & become engaged?
      What does it take? How do students re-engage?
    • Jackson
      I decided to hang out with a better group …
      I had to change myself a lot to fit in with them”
    • Engagement has three dimensions
      • emotional
      • behavioural
      • cognitive
    • Use attractive short-term goals to create engagement
      • Do it with them not to them
      • What are their dreams right now?
    • Build self-esteem and engagement Create a pathways to future learning
    • What can schools and teachers do?
      Teacher respect is hugely important
      Individual support for students who need it
      Recalibrate your expectations
      Elective s / early start on VET
      Support the slow road to completion