Integrating trade, language and cultural learning for Sudanese students

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Author: Hauxwell, Neil


This paper was funded through the Community of Practice program, part of the National Centre for Vocational Education Research (NCVER) Building Researcher Capacity initiative. Sudanese people have been moving to the main towns of the Latrobe Valley - Moe, Morwell and Traralgon - for the past five years, some as a result of a preference for a regional rather than a metropolitan Melbourne location. Sudanese migrants to the Latrobe Valley often have a limited knowledge of the range of employment possibilities in the area and perhaps less knowledge than local people of the work tasks,...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Migration; Language; Literacy; Culture and society; Employment; Providers of education and training; Outcomes; Skills and knowledge; Vocational education and training

Keywords: Refugees; Cultural awareness; TAFE; Employment service; Employability; Transition from education and training to employment; Institutional role; Skill needs; Skill development; Basic skill; Relevance of education and training

Geographic subjects: Australia; Oceania; Victoria; Africa; Sudan

Published: Adelaide, South Australia: NCVER, 2013

Physical description: 36 p.

On title page: Participant in the NCVER Building Researcher Capacity Community of Practice Scholarship Program 2009

Resource type: Occasional paper

Rights: With the exception of the Commonwealth Coat of Arms, the Department's logo, any material protected by a trade mark and where otherwise noted all material presented in this document is provided under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Australia licence. To view a copy of the licence visit:

Call number: TD/TNC 110.11

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