Family Violence in the News 3 August 2015

Brotherhood Library staff monitor press and add to this post throughout the day. ABC News ACT Opposition Leader calls for specialist magistrate for domestic violence matters Daily Life How schools are teaching students about domestic violence and respect kentucky.com Greenhouse 17 combines gardening, business and healing for survivors of domestic violence mysunshinecoast.com.au Greater understanding of issues key to homelessness solutions 7news Vic Police in violence … [Read More] Family Violence in the News 3 August 2015

Brotherhood in the News

Helping kids find their feet in world / Martina Simos – SOURCE: The Advertiser (Adelaide) page 33, 28 Jul 2015 — STUDENTS from remote, rural and regional centres have more limited exposure to various career opportunities than their city counterparts, new research has found. The report, Career development supporting young Australians: A literature review, was published by the Brotherhood of … [Read More] Brotherhood in the News

New BSL short film: Beyond #StruggleStreet – Brotherhood

SBS’s documentary Struggle Street, which aired earlier in the year, got Australia talking about poverty. Some saw it as a crude attempt to exploit vulnerable people in order to score bigger television ratings; others thought it showed a lot of truth and depicted resilience in the face of unimaginable daily challenges. Wherever you stand, one … [Read More] New BSL short film: Beyond #StruggleStreet – Brotherhood

Processes for developing affordable and sustainable medium-density housing models for greyfield precincts – AHURI

This project sought to address three areas of policy concern in relation to dispersed and ageing public housing properties in inner and middle ring suburbs: how to find new ways to accommodate population increases; how to create affordable and diverse housing options; how to manage ageing housing stock, and how to maximise the use of … [Read More] Processes for developing affordable and sustainable medium-density housing models for greyfield precincts – AHURI

Experts say family violence services need better understanding of LGBTI community – Star Observer

Extract from an article by Matthew Wade SUPPORT services for victims of family violence need to be trained in understanding LGBTI people as part of the epidemic, experts have said. The comments come as Victoria’s Royal Commission into Family Violence currently conducts public hearings to look at the ways in which people experience family violence, and … [Read More] Experts say family violence services need better understanding of LGBTI community – Star Observer

The Abuse of Technology in Domestic Violence and Stalking – Domestic Violence Resource Centre Victoria

ABSTRACT In this article we focus on an emerging trend in the context of domestic violence–the use of technology to facilitate stalking and other forms of abuse. Surveys with 152 domestic violence advocates and 46 victims shows that technology–including phones, tablets, computers and social networking websites–is commonly used in intimate partner stalking. Technology was used … [Read More] The Abuse of Technology in Domestic Violence and Stalking – Domestic Violence Resource Centre Victoria

Family Violence in the News 31 July 2015

Brotherhood Library staff monitor press and add to this post throughout the day.     BroCAP is produced by the two librarians at the Brotherhood of St Laurence in Melbourne, Australia. If you find our service useful and would like to contribute to ‘Working for an Australia Free of Poverty’, please consider a donation using … [Read More] Family Violence in the News 31 July 2015

VET’s crucial role in readying young people for further study and work – The VET Blog

Extract from a Blog Post Since the financial crisis hit in 2008, Australia’s young people have fared better in the employment stakes than young people in most other developed nations. But it’s still not a glowing picture as we discussed in a post back in March – Teenagers, unemployment, and tertiary education. As we noted … [Read More] VET’s crucial role in readying young people for further study and work – The VET Blog

After capitalism, what comes next? For a start, ethics – The Conversation

Extract from an article by Jenny Cameron, Associate Professor, School of Environmental and Life Sciences at University of Newcastle; Katherine Gibson Professor of Economic Geography, Institute for Culture and Society at University of Western Sydney and Stephen Healy, Senior Research Fellow, Institute for Culture and Society at University of Western Sydney. If the comments generated by the recent publication of … [Read More] After capitalism, what comes next? For a start, ethics – The Conversation

Players may have to act on racist attack against Goodes: Soutphommasane – The Conversation

Article by Michelle Grattan Race Discrimination Commissioner Tim Soutphommasane has said that if the vilification of Adam Goodes does not stop, players may have to take matter “into their own hands” and walk off the field in protest. Soutphommasane said the booing of Goodes was racist, had gone too far and was damaging not just … [Read More] Players may have to act on racist attack against Goodes: Soutphommasane – The Conversation

Busting the myth of losing your job – Sydney Morning Herald

Extract from an article by Ross Gittins As everyone knows, the world of work just gets tougher. For a start there’s the ever-growing incidence of “precarious employment” – people in casual jobs, or on short-term contracts, or working for labour-hire companies or temping agencies, or being cast adrift by their employer without benefits as supposedly … [Read More] Busting the myth of losing your job – Sydney Morning Herald

Family Violence in the News 30 July 2015

Brotherhood Library staff monitor press and add to this post throughout the day. ABC South West WA – Communities don’t have to feel helpless about family violence in their midst The Australian – Quentin Bryce, Brisbane Broncos team up on domestic violence Canberra Times – ACT police respond to thousands of family violence calls a year Financial Review … [Read More] Family Violence in the News 30 July 2015

When and Why do Initially High Attaining Poor Children Fall Behind? (UK) – LSE

Extract from a report by Claire Crawford, Lindsey Macmillan and Anna Vignoles The role of education as a potential driver of social mobility has been well established in both the theoretical (Blau and Duncan, 1967; Becker and Tomes, 1986) and empirical literature (Atkinson, 1980; Atkinson and Jenkins, 1984; Breen and Goldthorpe, 2001; Breen and Jonsson, 2007; Blanden et. … [Read More] When and Why do Initially High Attaining Poor Children Fall Behind? (UK) – LSE

New research evidence on social mobility and educational attainment (UK) – LSE

Extract from a paper by John Hills Coalition Deputy Prime Minister, Nick Clegg, argued that ‘the over-riding priority for our social policy is improving social mobility’. Research summarised here sheds light on how things have been changing as children move through education and on other key drivers of differences in life chances. General educational inequalities … [Read More] New research evidence on social mobility and educational attainment (UK) – LSE

The effects of vocational education on adult skills and wages (Europe) – OECD

Extract from an article by Giorgio Brunello and Lorenzo Rocco Vocational education and training are highly valued by many. The European Ministers for Vocational Education and Training, the European Social Partners and the European Commission have issued in 2010 the Bruges Communiqué, which describes the global vision for VET in Europe 2020. In this vision, vocational … [Read More] The effects of vocational education on adult skills and wages (Europe) – OECD

Qualifications and jobs in Australia’s biggest cities – The VET Blog

Extract from VET Blog post The Australian government has released State of Australian Cities 2014-2015 (140 pages). The report gives us an idea of how our cities are ticking over and what the long term looks like. Let’s note at the outset that it isn’t a report on capital cities alone – Australia’s 20 biggest … [Read More] Qualifications and jobs in Australia’s biggest cities – The VET Blog

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