Experiential Education
Re-engaging young people in learning

Youth Space offers case management and flexible learning as a complete package for young men and women, aged 14-18 who have disengaged from mainstream schooling.

The Youth Space West program offers:

  • Experiential learning through project participation
  • Foundation skills using BKSB for assessment and skills development planning
  • Career development, using the Core Skills for Work Development Framework (CSFW) and the Australian Blueprint for Career Development (ABCD)

Case Management

Youth Space West provides a client centered case management model, tailored to the individual's needs, skills and desired outcomes.

The program has a focus on essential core educational needs, especially numeracy and literacy.

As part of their case plan, students can work towards:

  • Return to school either part time or full time, or
  • Vocational skills training

Workshop / Practical skills area

Youth Space West offers a diverse range of projects and skill areas that are tailored to the individual needs of each student.

Each student has an individually negotiated program, but attendance is usually 1 to 2 days per week.

The workshop area operates Monday to Thursday from 10.00 am to 2.30 pm during school terms.

Project examples:

  • Technology - 3D printing, robotics, circuitry, CNC
  • Art and graphic design, screen printing
  • Timber or metal work projects
  • Bike building, maintenance and repair

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