Engaging students: Issues of difference, distribution and recognition in schools [ 2010 - 2012 ]

Research Grant

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Researchers Prof MD Mills; Dr DR Geelan; Prof PD Renshaw; Dr AM Keddie; A/Prof PH Christie

Brief description The project will help to improve the quality of schooling provided to students currently marginalised within the education sector. It focuses on the achievement of diverse groups of students and on how schools and classrooms value and educationally 'work with' their differences. The engagement of marginalised students in the schooling process has been identified as a national priority by Federal and State Ministers of Education in the 2008 Melbourne Declaration on Educational Goals for Young Australians. By addressing the engagement of students marginalised from mainstream schooling, the project will also address the promoting and maintaining good health.

Funding Amount $444,141

Funding Scheme Discovery Projects

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