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What keeps young people engaged in learning?
Effective organisations currently nowadays have their own distinctive ways of identifying the practises that keep young people connected. It has been observed that the organisations who do the most powerful work, do so by creating spaces that have arisen in direct response to the needs of local young people by prioritising what is important to them and by working on building capacities that meaningfully relate to their own lives and sense of identity.

These safe spaces encourage young people’s voices in decision-making and develop their sense of agency, skill and capacity.

In the following case studies you can delve deeper to explore the real work organisations are doing to keep young people connected to learning and to understand why some young people will thrive in a particular program, how programs develop to provide a range of learning options for every student, and just what the students themselves have to say about the way they learn.

Bankstown Senior College

Beacon Program Cressy District High School

Blacktown Youth College

BSL Frankston High Street Centre

Canberra College Cares (CCCares)

EREA Youth+ Townsville Flexible Learning Centre

Hands on Learning McClelland College

Illawarra Senior College

Macleay Vocational College

NETschool Bendigo

Northern Sydney Institute of TAFE Youth Options Youth Outcomes (YOYO)

SEDA Sports Development Program Darwin

Skills for Tomorrow

St Kilda Youth Services SKYS Education: 2Faze and Young Parents

St Luke’s Educational Services Unit

Tenison Woods College Flexible Learning Program

The John Berne School

The Pavilion School

U-Turn Program Moonah

Warriappendi School

Western Bulldogs Fresh Program

Wirreanda Adaptive Vocational Education (WAVE)

Youth Off The Streets Key College




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