SAVE THE DATE! on Tuesday 13 December Leep will be hosting Helen Milner OBE, CEO, Good Things Foundation (formerly Tinder Foundation), to learn how they put over 2 million people online in the UK. Full details to follow - lock the date in your diary now so you don't miss out, and email [email protected] to be put on the list for updates on this exciting digital inclusion event!
Family Worker Training + Development Programme (FWT+DP)
Leading Practice Conference: Holding the Risk
6-7 February 2017
ParkRoyal, 30 Phillip St, Parramatta
A summary of statistics relating to young Australians aged 15 to 19 years who participated in an education and training activity during 2015 is provided in this publication released by NCVER. Information on participation is presented for school students, higher education students, apprentices and trainees, and vocational education and training (VET) students.
More people are studying than ever before, with one in five Australians aged 15 to 64 enrolled in a course in 2016, according to the latest figures from the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS). "In May of this year, it is estimated that more than three million people in that age range were engaged in some form of study, from school education through to university degrees,"
Safe Work Australia has published two new research reports presenting findings on the prevalence of workplace bullying and harassment; and the impact of poor mental health in the workplace on organisational productivity. “This information is important to the development of national policy and guidance to promote improved psychological health in Australian workplaces” said
The Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse recognised early on the likely particular vulnerabilities of children with disability and the institutional contexts which they encounter. This commissioned discussion paper provides a reasoned analysis of the historical, social and policy context surrounding children with disability and
The Australian Government Child and Family Community office has released a resource sheet outlining the role and duties of children's commissioners and guardians, and outlines their functions in each state and territory. Actions concerning children's lives need to be undertaken with a specific understanding of their needs and rights.
Practitioners supporting children in out-of-home care are often faced with making difficult decisions about children’s needs. These decisions include where the child will live and how often a child has contact with their family of origin. Children’s attachment needs are one of the factors that are considered when making these decisions.
SPEAKING UP: The Global Refugee Youth Consultations in Australia Report presents the key issues and challenges identified at the global refugee youth consultations (GRYC) earlier this year. The report draws together ideas, solutions and recommendations for working with young people from refugee and migrant backgrounds.