Youth, belonging and transitions: identifying opportunities and barriers for Indigenous young people in remote communities

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Author: Cuervo, Hernan; Barakat, Neheda; Turnbull, Malcolm

Abstract:

This research report aims to identify the personal and structural resources, the barriers and the motivations that facilitate or hinder successful transitions by Indigenous young people in remote communities, particularly within East Arnhem Land, into further and higher education and employment. The research speaks to current policy initiatives that aim to improve transitions for young Indigenous people to further education, training and employment (COAG 2012). It also fills a research gap in the youth studies literature by mapping the evidence-based data on factors that impact on...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Indigenous people; Youth; Demographics; Participation; Employment; Culture and society

Keywords: Youth transitions; Remote; Barrier; Transition from education and training to employment; Transition from secondary to further education and training; Cultural aspects

Geographic subjects: Australia; Oceania

Published: Melbourne, Victoria: Youth Research Centre, 2015

Physical description: 37 p.

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http://education.unimelb.edu.au/__data/assets/pdf_file/0006/1429359/2015_RR_44_final_May_2015_web.pdf

ISBN: 9780734051196

Resource type: Report

Call number: TD/TNC 121.185

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