This book will open your mind to the changing experience of schooling, and highlights new and different ways to help those whose needs simply don’t fit into the usual mould. With contributions from leading academics from Canada, America, the UK, the Netherlands, and Australia, this internationally-minded book helps the reader to reflect on the ways young people are taught, and presents possible alternative approaches. Global social and economic changes and technological developments are driving the need for change within education, so that we can better cater for a diversity of young people. This book offers an overview of where we are now and where we might want to go in the future.
Doing Place and Time Differently in Practice
The third theme of ‘place and time’ demonstrates how the stereotypical image of schooling as taking place at set times in a dedicated school building can be challenged. Chapters 11, 12 and 13 have offered research-based discussions about changes to the timing and location of schooling to better suit a diverse range of young people. This chapter complements those discussions through three practical case studies that demonstrate how ‘place and time’ can be done differently in practice. These are closely connected to the chapters: Case study 14.1 (Chapter 11), Case study 14.2 (Chapter 12) and Case study ...