Given the Chance: an evaluation of an employment and education pathways program for refugees


Permanent URL for this page:

Author: Mestan, Kemran

Corporate author:

Brotherhood of St Laurence


This report presents the findings of an evaluation of the Given the Chance (GtC) program, an employment and education pathways program for refugees piloted and developed by the Ecumenical Migration Centre (EMC) of the Brotherhood of St Laurence (BSL). The evaluation was undertaken by BSL Research and Policy Centre staff from January 2005 until December 2007. GtC develops social, educational and employment pathways for refugees. The literature shows that refugees are a particularly marginalised group in society, who face general as well as specific barriers to employment and social...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Disadvantaged; Workforce development; Migration; Culture and society; Employment; Evaluation; Equity; Teaching and learning; Participation

Keywords: Mentoring; Cultural awareness; Employment opportunity; Employment service; Program evaluation; Social inclusion; Educational program; Refugees; Education and training opportunity

Geographic subjects: Oceania; Australia; Victoria

Published: Fitzroy, Victoria: Brotherhood of St Laurence, 2008

Physical description: viii, 52 p.

Access item:
Request Item from NCVER

ISBN: 9781876250867

Statement of responsibility: Kemran Mestan

Resource type: Report

Document number: TD/ERD 87.150

Show Extra Info
QR Code for