Brotherhood of St Laurence

A positive influence : equipping parents to support young people's career transitions : evaluation of the PACTS program

By: Bedson, Lois | Brotherhood of St LaurenceContributor(s): Perkins, DanielPublication details: Fitzroy, Vic. Brotherhood of St Laurence 2006 Description: 33 pSubject(s): Youth | School Leavers | Parent And Teenager | Career Education | Vocational Education | Educational Counselling | Employment | Education | Evaluation | School Work Transition | Parents As Career Transition Support (PACTS) | Parent Child Relationships | Brotherhood of St Laurence. Parents As Career AndTransitions Supports (PACTS) ProgramDDC classification: 331.34 BED Online Resources: Electronic copy
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February 2006 Bibliography: p. 33

This is the final evaluation of PACTS (Parents As Career Transition Supports), an innovative Brotherhood pilot project that aims to empower parents to better support their children's transition from school to work and/or further education by building their knowledge of post-school pathways and the contemporary job market. The study found clear benefits to parents, including providing relevant information and skills, addressing their concerns and fostering communication with children about career options, but also noted that the recruitment of parents to the program was resource-intensive.


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Book Brotherhood of St Laurence
Research report 331.34 BED (Browse shelf(Opens below)) Available 301726
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