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Study supporters - OTLA Digital Case Study


The project was designed to explore the impact of ‘digital home study support’ on the confidence and performance of learners on our maths and English programmes and the mothers of children in the secure estate. Strategies to improve engagement and enhance the quality of the learning experience on these programmes were largely successful although tutors continued to report that learners were reluctant to take responsibility for their learning and continue with their studies at home. In the secure estate, the parents we worked with were experiencing increasing difficulty in trying to keep up to date with what their children were doing in school, which in turn made visits and maintaining positive family relationships much harder.  

Newcastle College and Novus.

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