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Education and Training

Employment for the Future

  • Year: 2008
  • Journal Name: Education in Rural Australia
  • Journal Number: Vol. 18, No. 1
  • Country: Australia
  • State/Region: Western Australia

Gnowangerup District High School serves the Great Southern community of Gnowangerup which has a mix of children from both farm and town locations and is a Department of Education of Western Australia school. It runs an extremely successful Career Education Programme entitled, Employment for the Future and Changemakers Programmes. ....

Empowering Indigenous governance through vocational education and training

  • Year: 2007
  • Author: Blair, Nerida; Hanlen, Wendy
  • Publisher: National Centre for Vocational Education Research
  • Published Location: Adelaide, SA
  • Country: Australia

This report investigates the role that vocational education and training (VET) could play in Indigenous capacity building and community governance. Drawing on the research literature, focus groups, and case studies, it examines how Indigenous people conceptualise governance, the skills needed for participation in community and orga ....

Engaging the productive ageing: enhancing regional and university viability, and senior health through an enterprising ageing population

  • Year: 2005
  • Author: Garlick, S; Waterman, Peter
  • Journal Name: International Conference on Engaging Communities
  • Country: Australia
  • State/Region: Queensland

The Sunshine Coast and Wide Bay regions of Queensland reflect the growing regionalisation of Australia's rapidly ageing population. The project described in this paper focuses on engaging the under utilised enterprising capabilities of the ageing population to achieve a range of objectives. The universities located within the Sunsh ....

Engaging with Indigenous Australians: principles, practices and learnings

  • Year: 2005
  • Author: Hampshire, Anne; Lawton, Jane
  • Journal Name: Australian Social Policy Conference
  • Publisher: Social Policy Research Centre
  • Published Location: Sydney, NSW
  • Country: Australia

Many mainstream non-government organisations committed to enhancing the wellbeing of Australians want to more positively engage with Indigenous Australians. But 'good intentions' do not guarantee that, at the very least, no damage is done through such engagement. This paper explores some of the principles and practices which underp ....

Enhancing Indigenous Participation in Higher Education Health Courses in Rural Victoria

  • Year: 2006
  • Author: Kippen, Sandra; Ward, Bernadette; Warren, Lyn
  • Journal Name: Australian Journal of Indigenous Education, The
  • Journal Number: 35
  • Country: Australia
  • State/Region: Victoria

The poor health status of Australia's Indigenous people is well-documented, as are the links between health and education. Aboriginal communities recognise the utmost importance of improving educational, physical, social and economic well-being in an environment where disproportionate numbers of Aboriginal students fail to complete ....

Enrolment and attendance statistics

  • Year: Various
  • Author: Department of Education and Training
  • Country: Australia
  • State/Region: Northern Territory
  • Scope: Divided by: State: NT
    Region: Yes
    Industry: No
  • Regularity: Annual
  • Nature of Data (Primary/Secondary): Primary

Enrolment and attendance statistics for NT schools. This resource provides a wealth of publications on regional issues, including specific reports relating to education in Regional Australia. As a collection, these publications provide valuable information on regional schools. Report Location ....

Envisioning a regional role: Comprehensive universities and conceptions of their regional contributions

  • Year: 2011
  • Author: Soo, David
  • Journal Name: ProQuest Dissertations and Theses
  • Publisher: University of Pennsylvania
  • Published Location: United States -- Pennsylvania
  • ISBN: 9781267133144
  • Country: United States

This study examines the ways in which comprehensive universities seek to contribute to and engage with their cities and regions. By studying three regional comprehensive universities, it uncovers the ways in which leaders and others on campus envision the role of the university in contributing to the community and the strategies put in ....

Equine Industry Scoping Report

  • Year: 2013
  • Publisher: RDA Far South Coast
  • Published Location: Nowra, NSW

The Far South Coast region of NSW, covering the Local Government Areas of Shoalhaven, Eurobodalla and Bega Valley, hosts a large number of enterprises and activities associated with the professional and recreational equine sectors. The region is home to a growing range of equine therapists and professional practitioners in fields such as veterina ....

Evaluation of the Indigenous Education Strategic Initiatives Programme - Away-from-Base for 'Mixed-Mode' Delivery (IESIP-AFB)

  • Year: 2006
  • Author: Australia. Dept. of Finance and Administration. Office of Evaluation and Audit (Indigenous Programs)
  • Publisher: Department of Finance and Administration
  • Published Location: Canberra, ACT
  • ISBN: 1921182342
  • Country: Australia

This report assesses the achievements of the Indigenous Education Strategic Initiatives Programme - Away-from-Base (IESIP-AFB), from 2000 to 2004, which was introduced to provide funds to tertiary institutions to cover the travel and accommodation costs of Indigenous students. This funding, and the design of the mixed mode courses, ....

Evaluation of the Indigenous Youth Mobility Program

  • Year: 2009
  • Publisher: Australian National Audit Office
  • Published Location: Canberra, ACT
  • ISBN: 0 642 81111 3
  • Country: Australia

The objective of this evaluation was to assess the effectiveness and efficiency of the Department of Education, Employment and Workplace Relation's management of the Indigenous Youth Mobility Program and the appropriateness of the program in assisting Indigenous youth in remote locations to undertake and complete qualifications that will lead to ....

Evaluation of the Murdi Paaki COAG trial

  • Year: 2006
  • Author: Urbis Keys Young; Australia. Office of Indigenous Policy Coordination
  • Publisher: Dept. of Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs]
  • Published Location: Canberra, ACT
  • Country: Australia
  • State/Region: New South Wales

The Council of Australian Government (COAG) Trials, announced in 2002, aimed to explore new ways for governments to work together and with communities to address the needs of Indigenous Australians. Eight trials were conducted in sites across Australia - the New South Wales trial was conducted in the Murdi Paaki region, and aimed t ....

Evaluation of the Stronger Families and Communities Strategy 2000-2004 : Potential Leaders in Local Communities initiative

  • Year: 2008
  • Author: Scougall, John
  • Publisher: Collaborative Institute for Research, Consulting and Learning in Evaluation, RMIT University
  • Published Location: Melbourne, Vic
  • Country: Australia

The Potential Leaders in Local Communities initiative of the Australian Government's Stronger Families and Communities Strategy focused leadership development initiatives on four largely disadvantaged social groups (youth, Indigenous communities, women, and rural and regional communities) to address various social issues. This pape ....

Evaluative research into the Office of the Board of Studies' Aboriginal Careers Aspiration Program for Aboriginal students in NSW high schools

  • Year: 2000
  • Author: Lester, John
  • Publisher: Board of Studies NSW
  • Published Location: Sydney, NSW
  • Country: Australia
  • State/Region: New South Wales

The Aboriginal Careers Aspiration Program was established to enhance knowledge, skills and access to career pathways information and to raise the numbers of Indigenous students across as many subject areas as possible. This report presents a review of this program, focusing on the critical issues which impact on Aboriginal students ....

Expanding horizons: UniReady program for multicultural groups

  • Year: 2013
  • Author: J Penman, J Sawyer
  • Journal Name: Australian and International Journal of Rural Education
  • Journal Number: 23:3
  • Country: Australia
  • State/Region: South Australia

This paper discusses an initiative titled UniReady Program for Multicultural Groups that was conducted at the University of South Australia's Centre for Regional Engagement located in the city of Whyalla. Immigrant families are currently being attracted to the city due to regional employment opportunities and are potential university students. Th ....

Exploring locality : the impact of context on Indigenous vocational education and training aspirations and outcomes

  • Year: 2004
  • Author: Susan Gelade; Tom Stehlik
  • Publisher: National Centre for Vocational Education Research (Australia)
  • Published Location: Adelaide, SA
  • ISBN: 1920895558
  • Country: Australia
  • State/Region: South Australia

Analyses the extent to which urban, regional and remote settings in South Australia impact upon the outcomes of Indigenous learners in the vocational education and training (VET) program; considers factors specific to each setting, the extent to which participants continue with further study, and how participation in the VET progra ....

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