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The Resource Surviving, Thriving and Reviving in Adolescence : Research and Narratives from the School for Student Leadership

Surviving, Thriving and Reviving in Adolescence : Research and Narratives from the School for Student Leadership

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Surviving, Thriving and Reviving in Adolescence : Research and Narratives from the School for Student Leadership
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Surviving, Thriving and Reviving in Adolescence
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Research and Narratives from the School for Student Leadership
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Surviving, Thriving and Reviving in Adolescence : Research and Narratives from the School for Student Leadership
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Surviving, Thriving and Reviving in Adolescence : Research and Narratives from the School for Student Leadership
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Contents
  • Preface -- Contents -- Editors and Contributors -- List of Figures -- List of Tables -- 1 The Journey Begins -- Abstract -- Brief Background of the SSL -- Book Structure -- Summary -- References -- 2 A Chronological History of the School -- Abstract -- Introduction -- History of the School for Student Leadership (Formerly the Alpine School) -- Opening of the Alpine School -- A Busy Principal, Regional Director and School Council -- The School for Student Leadership: Snowy River Campus -- The School for Student Leadership: Gnurad Gundidg Campus -- Activities and Learning Approaches at the SSL -- A Purposeful Program -- Experiential Learning -- Generational Theory -- Koorie Education -- Seeking a Significant Other -- Reflection -- The Community Learning Project (CLP) -- Conclusion -- Summary -- References -- 3 A Narrative Account of the Research Journey -- Abstract -- A Discussion of Narrative -- The Landscape of Transformation -- Seeing the World from Outside the Earth for the First Time -- The Nature of the School -- Framework of Self, Others, Ecosystem and Systemic Change -- Perspective(S) or Theoretical Framework -- The Research Teams -- A Summary of the Various Research Projects -- Student Research (2001-2015) -- Teacher Research (2010) -- Parent Research (2012-2015) -- Student and Teacher China Research (2014) -- Refereed Presentations and Publications -- Reports -- Summary -- References -- 4 Choice Theory, Relationships and Community -- Abstract -- Introduction -- Setting the Scene of the Alpine School -- Purpose the Study -- Literature Review -- Choice Theory -- Community -- Generational Theory -- Indigenous Students -- Methodology -- Application of a Theoretical Framework-Applying a Choice Theory Lens to Examine the Responses of Indigenous Students -- Findings and Discussion -- Data Analysis -- Survival -- Love and Belonging -- Freedom
  • Power -- Fun -- Positive Aspects of the Experience for the Koorie Cohort -- Challenging or Difficult Aspects of the Experience for the Koorie Cohort -- Taking Home -- Concluding Comments -- Summary -- References -- 5 The Student Perspective -- Abstract -- Introduction -- Purpose of the Study -- Literature Review -- Defining Leadership -- Leadership Requirements -- Are Leaders Born or Made? -- Adolescent Leadership -- Lead Management -- Methodology -- Participants -- Data Analysis -- Results and Discussion -- Leadership Capabilities -- Statistical Analysis -- Qualitative Data -- Leadership -- Communication and Leadership -- Further Discussion of Findings in Light of the Literature -- Summary -- References -- 6 The Teacher Perspective -- Abstract -- Background -- Refereed Publications on the Teacher Perspective -- Literature Review -- The Research Context -- Theoretical Framework -- Methodology -- Instruments -- Survey -- Interview Questions -- Findings and Discussion -- Survey -- Interviews -- Conclusion -- Summary -- References -- 7 The Parent Perspective -- Abstract -- Background -- Literature Review -- Parent Involvement -- Parent Aspirations -- Parent Involvement/Aspirations in Alternative Settings -- Research Context -- Methodology -- Instruments -- Pre-survey -- Post-survey -- Participants -- Data Analysis -- Findings and Discussion -- Surveys -- Open-Ended Survey Questions -- Pre-survey -- Post-survey -- Academic -- Emotional -- Social -- Physical -- Interviews -- Conclusion -- Summary -- References -- 8 The School Council Perspective -- Abstract -- The Council -- School Council Membership -- Council Training -- The Research Interest -- International Developments -- The Accountability and Strategic Planning Process -- Performance Data -- Challenges and Highlights from the Council Perspective -- The Vision and Future -- Summary -- References
  • 9 A Contemporary Rite of Passage into Adulthood -- Abstract -- Background -- Review of Related Literature -- The Education System -- Rites of Passage -- The Importance of Explicit Provision of a Rite of Passage -- A Risk-Averse Society -- The Pivotal Years -- An Educational Response -- Conclusion -- Summary -- References -- 10 Experimenting with Time: The Five-Week Program -- Abstract -- Background -- Review of Related Literature -- The Five-Week Program -- Program Length and Longitudinal Studies in Outdoor Education -- Positive Youth Development -- Measuring Positive Youth Development: The Five Cs -- Research Method -- Sample -- Survey -- Interviews -- Data Analysis -- Findings -- Quantitative Findings -- Positive Youth Development -- Qualitative Findings -- Character -- Student Responses Regarding Program Length -- Summary of End of Program Interviews -- One Year Post Program Interviews -- Preferred Program Length-1 Year Post Program -- Summary of One Year Post Program Interviews -- Discussion -- Summary of Findings -- Implications -- Limitations -- Looking Forward -- Summary -- References -- 11 Experimenting with Place: The China Project -- Abstract -- Background -- Literature Review -- Living and Working in a Globalised World -- Global Education -- The Quest for Intercultural Competence -- Adolescent Leadership -- The Research Context -- Methodology -- Participants -- Data Analysis -- Findings and Discussion -- Part 1: Student Qualitative Data -- Themes Emerging from the Focus Group Discussions -- Teaching English to High School Students -- The Markets-Likes and Dislikes -- Understanding the Chinese Use of Land for Farming and Village Life -- Learning the Language -- Briefing Before Visits to Different Places -- Staff Changeover -- Concluding Comments from Students -- Part 2: Survey Results -- Student Responses -- Background
  • Importance of Improving Understandings in Relation to China -- Learning About China -- Intercultural Understandings -- Chinese Language -- Leadership -- Challenges -- Preparation -- Global Citizens -- Teacher Responses -- Impact on Teaching Practice -- Main Benefits to SSL -- Significance of SSL Involvement -- Challenges -- The VYLC Program -- Preparation -- Advice for Future Involvement -- Concluding Comments -- Summary -- Epilogue -- References -- 12 Concluding Summary -- Abstract -- The Final Word
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