Components of Provision: Continuum of Support for Adolescent Learners
This chapter describes the three components of provision that provide increasing levels of support to young adolescent learners. The first section outlines Component 1, the five core elements for young adolescent learner engagement, that together create an ecosystem of learning that serves as best practice for all young adolescents. Next, Component 2, flexible learning options, is described. This component comprises early intervention and preventive approaches and strategies for students who require assistance beyond those provided by Component 1. Due to many complex factors, some students require more individualised teaching and intensive care. Thus, Component 3, alternative educational provision, sits at the end of the continuum of support and allows for student transfer into either on-site or off-site facilities so that they may receive more support.
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