A critical exploration of university policy supporting the employment and career development of people with disability in the Australian academy

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Author: Mellifont, Damian

Abstract:

Policymakers are challenged to advance diversity and inclusion throughout the Australian academy. Informing this issue, this study aims to (a) identify proportions of staff in Australian universities that are publicly reported as being represented by persons with disability; (b) identify categories of actions supporting the employment and career development of people with lived experience as reported within Australian university plans and (c) critically examine contemporary policy efforts of Australian universities by exploring the scholarly evidence base for measures with potential to...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Disability; Employment; Career development; Policy; Higher education; Providers of education and training; Equity

Keywords: University; Academic staff; Recruitment; Best practice

Geographic subjects: Australia; Oceania

Published: London, England: Sage Publications in association with ACER, 2020

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Journal volume: 29

Journal number: 2

Journal date: July 2020

Pages: pp. 117-126

ISSN: 1038-4162, 2200-6974 (online)

Resource type: Article

Peer reviewed: Yes

Document number: TD/TNC 141.878

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