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The road to nowhere : insights into school exclusion : a collection of interviews with education personnel and community workers in the Northern metropolitan region. /

by Haas, Lea | Touhey, Anne.

Publisher: Melbourne, Vic. Victorian Council of Social Service 2000Description: 38 p.Notes: January 2000 Includes bibliographical referencesAvailability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Two rivers : a reflective journey. /

by Bannister, Amy et.al.

Publisher: Hobart, Tas. Tasmania. Department of Education. Training, Community and Cultural Development [2000]Description: 76 p. : ill.Notes: Artists: Luke Bantoft, Melanie Breen, Angela Sharples, Meagan Chivers, Natasha Cowen, David Curtain, Rebecca Fowler, Julia Fuglsang, Re-Arna Gale, Carol Horton, Dennis Laredo, Jessica Mazurek, Jackie Nichols, Christie O'Malley.Summary: Collection of poems and artwork by young Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal Tasmanians who participated in an arts-based project to learn about Tasmanian Aboriginal cultures.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

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: No items available Checked out (1).

Vocational education and training, innovation and globalisation . /

by Curtain, Richard.

Publisher: Adelaide, S.A. National Centre for Vocational Education Research 2004Description: PDF.Notes: URL: 'http://www.ncver.edu.au/research/proj/nr1012.pdf' Checked: 6/10/2008 10:19:25 AM Status: Live Details: HTTP status 200 - Usual success responseAvailability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Why university? : A case of socio-cultural reproduction in disadvantaged secondary schools. /

by Tranter, Deborah.

Publisher: Adelaide, S.A. Bob Hawke Prime Ministerial Centre 2005Description: PDF.Online Access: Electronic copy Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Young people and vocational education and training options : at a glance. /

by Woods, Davinia.

Publisher: Adelaide, S.A. National Centre for Vocational Education Research 2005Description: PDF.Notes: URL: 'http://www.ncver.edu.au/research/proj/nd3102g.pdf' Checked: 6/10/2008 10:19:24 AM Status: Live Details: HTTP status 200 - Usual success responseAvailability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Youth mentoring /

by Costello, Lauren | Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute. Research ynthesis Service | Thomson, Melanie.

Publisher: Melbourne, Vic. Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute 2011Description: PDF.Online Access: Electronic copy Notes: November 2011 This research synthesis report was commissioned by the Victorian Youth Mentoring Alliance, the Office for Youth (OFY) and the Helen Macpherson Smith Trust (HMST) to bring together recent, high quality research evidence about the value and effectiveness of youth mentoring. SCHOOL TO WORKSummary: Youth mentoring is, according to the Australian Youth Mentoring Network, defined as "a structured and trusting relationship that brings young people together with caring individuals who offer guidance, support and encouragement". The goal of youth mentoring is to enhance social engagement and thereby minimise negative behaviours through growth in social and developmental behaviours. The purpose of youth mentoring, according to the evidence, is to provide a range of functions.Availability: (1)

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