Disaffection Talks: A report for the Merseyside Learning Partnership Inter Agency Development Programme

Sally Kendall, Kay Kinder, Karen Halsey, Mary Atkinson

01 January 1999

This report presents the findings of an NFER project commissioned by the Merseyside Learning Partnership through the Inter Agency Development Programme.

It examines the perceived factors underpinning disaffection, through the viewpoints of young people, parents, teachers and other educational professionals. The report conveys some of the experiences, emotions and attitudes which can accompany disengagement, and analyses a range of alternative provision available to those young people manifesting disaffected behaviours.

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