Education experts are highlighting the ineffectiveness of school suspensions as a behavioural rectification strategy. Research appears to support an education-oriented approach, rather than one focused on punishment.

School suspensions are said to disproportionately impact students already experiencing disadvantage. Experts are calling on the Australian education system to rethink the current approach and explore alternative strategies.

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Produced By: Isaac Brogan

Featured In Story: Professor Linda Graham, Director of The Centre for Inclusive Education at Queensland University of Technology

First aired on The Wire, Monday 16 October 2023