Learning respect: a case study of Indigenous community engagement in VET at Wugularr

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Author: Anderson, Stuart C.


Indigenous learners in remote communities comprise a large proportion of the learners engaged in vocational education and training (VET) in the Northern Territory. Given the high participation rates, course and unit level completion rates remain low. Understanding what constitutes good community engagement is essential to any consideration of VET delivery and assessment practice that seeks to meet the expectations of remote community members. This paper reports the findings of a case study of indigenous community engagement by Charles Darwin University (CDU) among indigenous learners in...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Vocational education and training; Indigenous people; Demographics; Research; Outcomes; Teaching and learning; Providers of education and training; Culture and society; Participation

Keywords: Remote; Case study; Client satisfaction; Student teacher relationship; Institutional role; Community; Community participation

Geographic subjects: Northern Territory; Australia; Oceania

Published: Darwin, Northern Territory: Charles Darwin University, 2009

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Also called: Learning respect: a case study of Indigenous community engagement in vocational education and training at Wugularr

Journal date: December 2009

Pages: pp. 36-61

ISSN: 1329-1440

Indigenous community engagement edition

Resource type: Article

Peer reviewed: Yes

Document number: TD/TNC 124.213

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