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Sally Baker

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Sally Baker is a Lecturer of Social Research and Policy in the School of Social Sciences, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, at the University of New South Wales in Sydney, Australia. She is affiliated with the Forced Migration Research Network.

Sally's research explores issues of equity in higher education, with her research interests including higher education equity and language policy, the educational experiences of students from refugee and culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, academic literacies, transitions, and methodological issues and longitudinal qualitative research. She is currently working on a National Centre for Student Equity in Higher Education-funded project which is examining university and community responses to higher education and people seeking asylum with colleagues from Curtin University and the University of Newcastle. Sally is also the Co-Chair of the Refugee Education Special Interest Group, which is hosted by the Refugee Council of Australia and the Multicultural Youth Advocacy Network.

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Post-forum report: February 2019
28 Feb 2019
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This forum sought to build effective collaborations amongst participants, leading to new initiatives to increase access to, participation in, and successful transitions out of higher education, not only for recently resettled refugees in Australia, but also for displaced communities in the region.

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12 Jan 2019
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This open access annotated bibliography has been curated by a collective of scholars who share an interest in the impacts of forced migration on people from refugee, asylum seeking and Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD) migrant backgrounds.

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23 May 2018
264

Educators and providers will have access to a new set of tools and resources to better support students from refugee backgrounds pursue higher education, following this national research project that examined students’ transition experiences.

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6 Mar 2018
91

On 15 November 2017, the National Symposium: Seeking Asylum and Higher Education was hosted by Melbourne Social Equity Institute. This report highlights some of the main advocacy priorities and suggestions raised by participants at the symposium and offers some next steps to take on this...

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