A 2006 University of Georgia study of US high school students found a markedly higher rate of ‘intrinsic’ (inherent) motivation in students enrolled in electives compared to ‘required’ subjects.
Students were also more successful when elective subjects were not chosen from pre-determined subject lines.
So should students be given more freedom when it comes to elective subjects? And how can schools manage this process?
- What improvements have been seen?
- How can schools manage elective lines?
- Calculating staffing and resource allocation
- Putting students first