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Modelling a commitment to young people /

by Macdonald, Helen | Brotherhood of St Laurence.

Publisher: 1999Availability: No items available

Changing entitlements for the young unemployed. /

by Trethewey, Jenny | Burston, Olga.

Publisher: Melbourne, Vic. Brotherhood of St Laurence 1988Description: 37p.Online Access: DOWNLOAD PDF Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (2).
Items available for reference: BSL Archives (1).

Bridging the gap between the 'haves' and the 'have nots' : report of the National Education and Employment Forum (NEEF). /

by Feeney, Anne | Feeney, Denis | Norton, Marion | Simons, Rob | Wyatt, David | Zappala, Gianni.

Publisher: Brisbane, Qld. World Education Fellowship 2002; Australia Council Queensland 2002Description: 95 p : ill. (some col.).Notes: June 2002 Includes bibliographical references Website : http://www.wef.com.auAvailability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

How young people are faring [2002] : key indicators 2002 : an update about the learning and work situation of young Australians. /

by Dusseldorp Skills Forum.

Publisher: Ultimo, N.S.W. Dusseldorp Skills Forum 2002Description: 26 p.Online Access: Electronic copy Summary: A 2002 update on the learning and work situation of young Australians. ; This report discusses three main indicators: ; 1.Proportion of the population aged 15 to 19 years not in full-time education and not in full-time employment. ; 2.Ratio of the unemployment rate among 15 to 24 year olds to the unemployment rate among 25 to 54 year olds. ; 3.Proportion of the population aged 20 to 24 years who have completed Year 12 or a post-secondary qualification.Availability: (1)

Familiarity produces trust : the role and effectiveness of transition workers. /

by Kellock, Peter.

Publisher: unpub. 2002Description: 23 p.Online Access: Electronic copy Notes: November 2002 Examines programs carried out by transition workers over four years in Whittlesea and Frankston. SCHOOL WORK TRANSITION 2 copiesAvailability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).
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Undemocratic schooling : equity and quality in mass secondary education in Australia. /

by Teese, Richard | Polesel, John.

Publisher: Carlton, Vic. Melbourne University Press 2003Description: x, 260 p. : ill.Notes: Includes bibliographical references and index.Summary: This book presents a comprehensive picture of who succeeds and who fails at school, based on an extensive social survey of secondary education in Australia. The authors consider curriculum change and its effects on access to quality education for students from varying backgrounds; the causes of early school leaving and consequences for finding a job; and possible directions for reform of the education system in the interests of social justice.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Inquiry into the incidence of youth unemployment in Victoria. /

by Victoria. Economic Development Committee.

Publisher: Melbourne, Vic. Parliament of Victoria 2002Description: xlii, 365 p.Notes: At head of title: Report no. 1 October 2002 No. 179 - Session 1999-2002 Includes bibliographical references Chairman: Neil LucasAvailability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

School leavers in Australia : profiles and pathways. /

by McMillan, Julie | Marks, Gary N.

Publisher: Camberwell, Vic. Australian Council for Educational Research 2003Description: xiv, 117 p. ; ill.Online Access: Electronic copy Notes: May 2003 Bibliography: p. 92-94Availability: (1)

How young people are faring [2003] : key indicators 2003 : an update about the learning and work situation of young Australians : including an analysis of how young Indigenous people are faring. /

by Dusseldorp Skills Forum.

Publisher: Glebe, N.S.W. Dusseldorp Skills Forum 2003Description: 50 p.Online Access: Electronic copy Notes: Contents: How Young Indigenous People are Faring 2003 -- How Young People are Faring 2003 Media Release -- How Young People are Faring Symposium / Capt. David Elridge Speech -- How Young People are Faring Symposium / Maria Tarrant Speech -- How Young People are Faring: Key Indicators 2003Availability: (1)

Factors affecting Year 12 retention across Australian states and territories in the 1990s . /

by Ryan, Chris | Watson, Louise.

Publisher: Canberra, A.C.T. Centre for Economic Policy Research, Australian National University 2003; Australian National University. Centre for Economic Policy Research 2003Description: PDF.Notes: URL: 'http://cepr.anu.edu.au/pdf/DP467.pdf' Checked: 2/03/2009 9:44:10 AM Status: Live Details: HTTP status 200 - Usual success responseSummary: This paper compares high school completion rates across Australian states and territories from 1989 to 2002. Given that the official statistics contain a number of flaws, Chris Ryan and Louise Watson have produced adjusted figures showing that the peak in school retention rates in the early 1990s was less pronounced and the subsequent decline smaller.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

The rocky road : finding the path from school to work. /

by Jeffery, Mark.

Publisher: 2004Description: p. 24-30.Notes: Rec. no. for book: B11873 indexed chapter SCHOOL TO WORKAvailability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Rights, roles & responsibilities : the right to education and the nature of obligations on Australian governments. /

by Durbach, Andrea | Moran, Simon | Moran, Simon.

Publisher: Sydney, N.S.W. Dusseldorp Skills Forum 2004Description: PDF.Notes: April 2004; URL: 'http://www.dsf.org.au/papers/155/3Rs_PIAC_APR04_0.pdf' Checked: 6/10/2008 10:17:05 AM Status: Live Details: HTTP status 200 - Usual success responseAvailability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Equity in vocational education and training : research readings. /

by Bowman, Kaye (ed.) | National Centre for Vocational Education Research.

Publisher: Adelaide, S.A. National Centre for Vocational Education Research 2004Notes: Includes bibliographical references (p. 303-304)Availability: No items available

Disenchantment, disengagement and disappearance : some recent statistics and a commentary on non-attendance in school. /

by Withers, Graeme.

Publisher: Sydney, N.S.W. Dusseldorp Skills Forum 2004Description: PDF.Online Access: Electronic copy Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Lessons from Slingshot. /

by Bedson, Lois | Fukushima, Koto | Macdonald, Fiona.

Publisher: Melbourne, Vic. Equity Research Centre 2004Description: v, 39 p.Online Access: Electronic copy Notes: Includes bibliographical references (p. 38)Summary: This report reviews Slingshot, a program conducted for three years in metropolitan Melbourne to train young people aged 18 24 who are interested in running their own businesses. It argues that such a program, with its flexible approach and personal support, can fill a particular role which needs to be clearly distinguished from broader enterprise education for young people.Availability: (1)

How young people are faring 2004 /

by Dusseldorp Skills Forum.

Publisher: Glebe, N.S.W. Dusseldorp Skills Forum 2004Description: 50 p.Online Access: Electronic copy Summary: How Young People are Faring 2004 reveals disturbing numbers of young people are being left behind, facing insecure employment, and reduced earnings over the long-term, as well as increased likelihood of poorer health and social disadvantage. The number of teenagers not in full-time study or full-time work is the highest than at any time in the last six years.Availability: (1)

Building bridges report : service needs analysis and directory. /

by Varbaro, Rocky | Dandenong and Springvale School Focused Youth Service.

Publisher: Dandenong, Vic. Dandenong and Springvale Community Health Services 2000Description: 139 p.Notes: April, 2000Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Employing young workers : how well are we managing them?

by Tresize-Brown, Mary | Brotherhood of St Laurence.

Publisher: Fitzroy, Vic. Brotherhood of St Laurence 2004Description: vi, 24 p.Online Access: Electronic copy Notes: August 2004 Includes bibliographical references (p. 18)Summary: The basis for conducting this project developed primarily from the experience of working with young people in the Brotherhood’s Transition Project. We learned from our observations of young people in employment that some employers take a fragmented approach to managing young people in the workplace. While a number of employers have implemented practices and procedures with young people in mind, others seem to have given little thought to adopting methods specific to managing young employees, particularly those in their first job.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).
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Employers and young workers. /

by Tresize-Brown, Mary | Brotherhood of St Laurence.

Publisher: Fitzroy, Vic. Brotherhood of St Laurence 2005Description: 23 p. : ill.Online Access: Electronic copy Notes: February 2005 Refereed paper presented to the Transitions and Risk : New Directions in Social Policy Conference, Centre for Public Policy, University of Melbourne 23-25 February 2005. Bibliography: p. 23 SCHOOL WORK TRANSITIONAvailability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).
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From education to work : a difficult transition for young adults with low levels of education /

by Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development.

Publisher: Paris, France Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2005Description: 114 p.Online Access: Electronic copy Notes: Includes bibliographical references School to workSummary: In OECD countries, successful completion of secondary school is often a minimum for entering the labour market and a platform for lifelong learning. Young people with lower qualifications have a higher risk of long-term unemployment or insecure unfulfilling employment and of resulting social exclusion. This study uses data from labour force surveys in 25 countries including Australia and addresses topics including the impact of family background on educational achievement, comparative outcomes for young men and young women with limited education and specific challenges facing immigrant groupsAvailability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

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