Australian Catholic University

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Link to organisation: http://www.acu.edu.au/

Source Acronym: ACU

Source Type: Education

Briefing paper
12 December 2016

Presents key findings from an online survey of children and young people aged 10-18 which explored their perceptions of interpersonal safety in institutions. This release explores children and...

Briefing paper
12 December 2016

Presents key findings from an online survey of children and young people aged 10-18 which explored their perceptions of interpersonal safety in institutions. This release focuses on what children...

Report
27 September 2016

In the absence of a true appreciation of the burden and impact of cardiovascular disease (CVD) among Australian women, coupled with a lack of consistent, Australia-wide data, this report has been...

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Survey
15 February 2017

The aim of this research project is to conduct a longitudinal study annually monitoring school principals and deputy/assistant principals’ health and wellbeing.

Literature review
1 December 2016

This report aims to review the literature available on what works to help people to make the complicated choice to become a home-based carer, and on the evidence regarding retention of these...

Journal
11 November 2016

This Research to Practice issue explores the challenges experienced by refugee families resettling in Australia; the informal and formal supports they access and barriers to these supports; the...

Report
7 September 2016

This study attempts to better understand children and young people’s perceptions of safety within institutions, and their views on how adults and institutions are responding to their safety needs...

Briefing paper
30 August 2016

This issue explores children and young people’s views about safety in institutions, what they believe makes an institution safe for children and young people, and what advice they would give...

Briefing paper
20 January 2016

Linking the findings of research undertaken by ICPS, to the development of policy and practice in the area of child, youth and family welfare, this paper explores children and young people's...

Briefing paper
17 December 2015

ICPS aims to enhance the well-being of children, young people and families through quality research, evaluation, training and community education. This research update aims to keep stakeholders...

Briefing paper
16 December 2015

Based on a literature review and broader ICPS research, this paper discusses the ways in which children in out-of-home care, parents and foster carers can be supported to participate in contact...

Report
17 October 2015

This mixed-methods study aimed to provide in-depth and contextualised data about how services may better support refugee parents to care for their children.

Report
25 August 2015

Using the data from 10 focus groups of pre-schoolers, children and young people in the ACT, Victoria, New South Wales and Queensland this report provides an understanding of how children perceive...

Report
4 December 2014

This research project conducts a longitudinal study monitoring school principals and deputy/assistant principals’ and deputy/assistant principals and deputy/assistant principals’ health and...

Conference paper
28 October 2014

Identifies a range of possible tactics that are available to church-related agencies in their engagement with government.

Report
30 April 2013

Questions relating to identity and meaning are fundamental questions of life. As such, they have been the subject of study by scholars across a diverse range of disciplines, including psychology,...

Report
3 September 2012

This report relates to a 2011 research study into the experiences of homeless fathers, identifying the consequences of their homeless experience and their relationship with their children....

Report
16 June 2009

This Communities for Children place based research project increases knowledge of the social networks and service use of vulnerable parents with children...

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Briefing paper
18 August 2016

This research paper explains the results of the Women’s Rights at Work study to date, the project methodology and how it is being used to empower women’s voices.

Journal article
15 April 2016

The Secretariat of National Aboriginal and Islander Child Care has reported that, unless new approaches are adopted in child protection, "we risk another stolen generation".

Report
4 December 2014

This research project conducts a longitudinal study monitoring school principals and deputy/assistant principals’ and deputy/assistant principals and deputy/assistant principals’ health and...

Conference paper
28 October 2014

Identifies a range of possible tactics that are available to church-related agencies in their engagement with government.

Report
1 June 2014

This paper was commissioned to inform the Review of Queensland Senior Assessment and School Reporting and Tertiary Entrance Processes undertaken by Australian Council for Educational Research (...

Report
30 April 2013

Questions relating to identity and meaning are fundamental questions of life. As such, they have been the subject of study by scholars across a diverse range of disciplines, including psychology,...

Guide
19 April 2011

In the international testing stakes, Australian school students are mostly high achievers. However, there is a significant equity problem in education.

This topic guide addresses:

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Guide
23 March 2011

Recently, all kinds of problems and issues are being called wicked, not in the sense of evil, but complex, difficult to understand and resistant to solving.

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