Finding the right time and place: exploring post-compulsory education and training pathways for young people from refugee backgrounds in NSW

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Author: Olliff, Louise

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Refugee Council of Australia (RCOA)


The aim of this research is to bring together evidence of good practice in the provision of education and training that meet the needs of refugee young people (16-24 years old) who settle in Australia with a history of disrupted education, as well as proposing ways forward in addressing identified gaps. In particular, research objectives included: to explore the issues, challenges and barriers faced by newly arrived refugee entrants who arrive in their teenage years with a background of disrupted education; to research 'models of excellence' for how different programs and education...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Migration; Youth; Participation; Quality; Research; Disadvantaged; Teaching and learning; Pathways

Keywords: Refugees; Best practice; Case study; Educationally disadvantaged; Learning support; Postcompulsory education; Education and training needs; Barrier; Bridging training; Youth at risk

Geographic subjects: Australia; New South Wales; Oceania

Published: Surry Hills, New South Wales: RCOA, 2010

Physical description: 65 p.

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Statement of responsibility: Principal researcher: Louise Olliff

Resource type: Report

Document number: TD/TNC 105.621

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