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Author Bond, Sharon.

Title Overcoming barriers to education : Peninsula Youth connections evaluation, Stage 1 report / Sharon Bond
Published Fitzroy, Vic. : Brotherhood of St Laurence, 2011


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 MELB  362.709945 Bon/Obt  AVAILABLE
Description ix, 61 pages ; 30 cm
Summary This study of Peninsula Youth Connections, a program operated in the Frankston Mornington Peninsula region of Victoria, Australia, by the Brotherhood of St Laurence and TaskForce, found that not only life circumstances but also systemic education barriers made it difficult for some young people to engage in meaningful learning. While the intensive case management and flexible approach of PYC were affirmed by youth professionals, the research also pointed to the need to clarify responsibilities and overcome boundaries between services addressing young peoples multiple needs
Analysis Australian
Student engagement
Youth Connections
Youth culture
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 59-61)
Subject Career education -- Australia -- Victoria.
Education -- Australia -- Victoria.
Education, Secondary -- Australia -- Victoria.
Youth -- Services for -- Australia -- Victoria.
Youth -- Australia -- Social conditions
Author Bond, Sharon, (social researcher)
Brotherhood of St. Laurence.
ISBN 9781921623288