This report by Kitty te Riele analyses over 400 inclusive and flexible learning programs, with 33,000 young people enrolled in 1200 locations across Australia. The report also draws on an in-depth analysis of reports and information from 33 specific programs as well as existing research publications about enabling all young people to complete their education.
The report shows that many young people around Australia are benefiting significantly from the provision of innovative and flexible learning programs. However, it also indicates that more data is needed on outcomes.
Four communities, from disparate parts of Australia, are demonstrating how to increase life opportunities for vulnerable young people and their families so that they and future generations thrive. Doveton, Bourke.
Across the world most nations want their citizens to be creative. Countries believe that, if their people are more creative they will in turn be likely to be, among other things, better at problem-solving.
Dusseldorp Forum is one of a group of foundations pooling resources to assist First Nations organisations to respond to the current pandemic. Aboriginal community-controlled and governed organisations are most effectively able to articulate the needs on behalf of their communities.
During the COVID-19 crisis Maranguka’s infrastructure, capable of bringing together community, government, and local services to quickly and effectively reach the most vulnerable has wrapped around elders, families, and young people to keep them safe, informed, and connected.
Warddeken Land Management and the Kabulwarnamyo community’s proactive response to the pandemic has protecting elders while learning for children at Nawarddeken Academy and essential fire and land management work continues.
Dusseldorp Forum acknowledges the First Peoples of Australia and the Traditional Custodians of the Country on which we work and live. We pay our respect to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures, and to Elders past, present and future.