Christian Alvarado of the Post-Crash Economics Society of Manchester University (PCES) will be arguing the case for reform of economics education. The Post-Crash Economics society is one of 65 student organisations, across 30 countries, that comprise The International Student Initiative for Pluralism in Economics.Read more
Consumer-centred support and individualised funding are key features of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS), underpinning the scheme’s objectives of greater choice and control for people with disability. The success of this model of support depends on a skilled and responsive workforce of well-supported workers who are able to provide high quality services.Read more
Digital technologies have radically increased our capacity to produce and disseminate research and information and many organisations including government departments and agencies, academic centres, NGOs, lobby groups and companies are now engaged in the production, use and curation of digital resources (grey literature). The result has been an explosion in online publishing, not just for academic publishers and journals, but for all kinds of documents - reports, discussion papers, data and statistics, reviews and information guides produced by a wide range of organisations.Read more
The next Swinburne Leadership Dialogue turns the media’s microscope back on itself. How does the media influence leadership practices in Australia? And what sort of leadership does the media itself demonstrate? Swinburne Journalism’s Dr Andrew Dodd will lead a lively discussion with experts from across the media.
This Swinburne Leadership Dialogue event will be recorded and broadcast nationally on the ABC RN Big Ideas program.
It’s a unique opportunity for business leaders, scholars and professionals to engage on a key leadership responsibility.Read more
Australia has a rich bank of qualitative research that describes the circumstances, personal characteristics, and practices of people who experience homelessness. More recently research has investigated the pathways into and out of homelessness. However, to date there has been little investigation of the structural drivers of homelessness and minimal use of quantitative evidence to inform an understanding of the role that housing and labour market conditions play in shaping whether people are more or less vulnerable to homelessness.Read more
Early Bird Registrations closing 29 August 2014 - Save $300! The Institute of Public Administration Australia (IPAA) will hold its annual conference at the Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre on 29 and 30 October, followed by a Research Day on 31 October. The conference theme is 'The Shape of Things to Come', and will address the role of public administration in shaping society and the public sector’s capacity for ideas, energy and ability to work together to achieve shared outcomes.Read more
FRSA invites you to come along to the 2014 National Conference "Wellbeing for Children, Families and Communities - Future policies, programs and practice," 4-6 November 2014.
Register now to join with over 500 delegates and hear from Australian and International speakers. The format of the Conference will feature a mix of keynotes and panel discussions as well as 60 concurrent session presentations. Be challenged whilst exploring the changing role of community service organisations in supporting the wellbeing of Children, Families and Communities into the future.Read more
Essential training for the case management agency, educator, practitioner, professional or supervisor” ~ brought to you by the CMSA, Australia & New Zealand’s national registration & regulatory body for Certified Case Managers™Read more