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Author Durnan, Deborah

Title Succeeding against the odds : the outcomes attained by Indigenous students in Aboriginal community-controlled adult education colleges / Deborah Durnan, Bob Boughton
Published Kensington Park, S. Aust. : National Centre for Vocational Education Research, 1999


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Description xi, 63 pages, 32 pages ; 30 cm
Series TD/TNC ; 59.16
TD/TNC ; 59.16
Summary Reports on outcomes achieved by Indigenous students in vocational education and training (VET) programs in independent Aboriginal controlled community colleges; profiles of colleges participating in survey; better outcomes than Indigenous students in other VET programs and in sector as a whole despite students being more severely educationally and socially disadvantaged; encouraging employment outcomes; importance of independent sector in training for employment in Aboriginal communities and Indigenous organisations; characteristics of student population; learning experiences and outcomes of students enrolled in 1997; conclusions about students and outcomes and about sector including need for better decision making which in turn needs professional development for staff and better statistical collection
Analysis Aborigines
Adult and community education
Community participation
Educational achievement
Federal issue
State issue
Torres Strait Islanders
Notes Editor: Chris Robinson
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references: pages 46-47
Subject Aboriginal Australians -- Education (Continuing education)
Aboriginal Australians -- Education.
Aboriginal Australians -- Vocational education.
Adult education -- Australia.
Community colleges -- Australia.
Community education -- Australia.
Occupational training -- Australia.
Vocational education -- Australia.
Author Boughton, Bob
Australian National Training Authority.
National Centre for Vocational Education Research (Australia)
LC no. 00002127
ISBN 0873975588
Other Titles Outcomes attained by Indigenous students in Aboriginal community-controlled adult education colleges