African refugees: improving employment outcomes through training and work placements

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Author: Diab, Ibrahim


This paper was funded through the Community of Practice program, part of the National Centre for Vocational Education Research (NCVER) Building Researcher Capacity initiative. Refugees face various barriers to attaining employment. There are a number of models that aim to overcome these and facilitate employment through training and work placement. However, many refugees who undertake training courses and work placements do not obtain ongoing employment at the end of the placement. This research project looks at the Employment Pathway Project (EPP), a work placement project for refugees...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Migration; Employment; Outcomes; Participation; Research; Vocational education and training

Keywords: Refugees; Barrier; Work experience; Job placement; Employability; Case study; Employment service; Promotion of employment; Entry into working life

Geographic subjects: Africa; Australia; Oceania

Published: Adelaide, South Australia: NCVER, 2012

Physical description: 23 p.

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