Report of the inquiry into education and training in correctional facilities


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Author: Tierney, John

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Australia. Parliament. Senate. Employment, Education and Training References Committee


The Senate Employment, Education and Training References Committee was commissioned to examine the education and training of people in Australian correctional and juvenile justice facilities in the context of the Training Reform Agenda and then establish guidelines for their participation in education and accredited vocational training. Specific tasks for the Committee were to: establish a national agenda for the employment, education, and training of offenders which is integrated with national employment and training policies and which is consistent with UN conventions; describe the...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Vocational education and training; Outcomes; Disadvantaged; Participation

Keywords: Recommendations; Prisoners; Education and training opportunity

Geographic subjects: Oceania; Australia

Published: Canberra, Australian Capital Territory: The Committee, 1996

Physical description: xv, 119 p.

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ISBN: 0642233683

Statement of responsibility: Senate Employment, Education and Training References Committee

Chair: Senator John Tierney; includes references

Resource type: Report

Rights: Copyright Commonwealth of Australia reproduced by permission

Document number: TD/ERD 87.59

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