Report

The role of technology in engaging disengaged youth

22 Aug 2011
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This research analyses the ways in which young and disadvantaged Vocational and Education and Training students can be engaged through new information and communications technologies.
 
The continued emergence of new information and communications technology (ICT) represents an important opportunity to engage or re-engage with disadvantaged young learners in the vocational education and training (VET) sector.  Disadvantage can include, but is in no way limited to:
geographic remoteness,
socioeconomic disadvantage
disability
language barriers
This report conveys the findings of research conducted to identify the innovative use of ICTS for young people's learning.  It dsecribes current trends in the use of technology, identifies and explores some of the barriers and critical success factors in realising the potential of this technology and concludes with set of recommendations for future policy and practice.

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Language: 
English
Published year only: 
2011
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