Developing Independence: evaluating an educational initiative for young people facing homelessness: pilots 1 and 2

In 2012 the Brotherhood of St Laurence received funding from the Lord Mayor's Charitable Fund to develop, pilot and evaluate a foundation level Certificate 1 in Developing Independence (DI) for young people aged 16-25 who were at risk of, or experiencing, homelessness. The course was specifically developed as a key component of an innovative learning and supported accommodation program in Victoria known as Education First Youth Foyers. Foyers provide secure accommodation for those facing homelessness, as well as links to vocational training, careers guidance and other supports.

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Authors: Myconos, George

Published: Fitzroy, Victoria, Brotherhood of St Laurence, 2014

Resource type: Report, paper or authored book

Physical description: viii, 25 p.

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