Skip to main content

Research Repository

Advanced Search

How is theory used to understand and inform practice in the alternative provision sector in England: trends, gaps and implications for practice (2024)
Journal Article
Johnston, C., Malcolm, A., & Jodie Pennacchia, J. (in press). How is theory used to understand and inform practice in the alternative provision sector in England: trends, gaps and implications for practice. International Journal of Inclusive Education, https://doi.org/10.1080/13603116.2024.2342363

This article examines how theory features in the research literatures concerning the English alternative (education) provision (AP) sector. Despite increasing interest over the past decade in how AP can (re)engage school-aged young people in learning... Read More about How is theory used to understand and inform practice in the alternative provision sector in England: trends, gaps and implications for practice.

Absence of value - Masculinity, disability and class in alternative provision (2023)
Presentation / Conference
Johnston, C. (2023, September). Absence of value - Masculinity, disability and class in alternative provision. Presented at Driving Impact - Supporting the Educational Outcomes and Progression of Working-Class Boys Conference, Manchester Met University

In this paper, I explore aspects of alternative provision (AP), education settings created to provide short-term support for school-aged young people in England excluded from or unable to be placed in ‘regular’ schools. AP is an element of the Engli... Read More about Absence of value - Masculinity, disability and class in alternative provision.