Swinburne University of Technology

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Measuring alignment and intentionality of sport policy on the Sustainable Development Goals

This research contributes to the monitoring and evaluation of government-led initiatives by utilising the recommendations established by the 8th Commonwealth Sports Ministers Meeting and MINEPS VI, via the Kazan Action Plan to measure the current alignment of national sports policies to select SDGs.
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Towards a thriving digital resource ecology with teachers

This scoping and co-design research project establishes how teachers in Victorian government schools and key stakeholders engage with digital educational resources primarily in teaching and learning and, to a lesser extent, in professional learning contexts.
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International student mobility from China and India – the influence of Australian immigration policy, and institutional and family factors on post-graduation destination outcomes

This research has direct implications on policy setting at the national, state and institutional levels in Australia. These include a growing focus on the reputation and global rankings of Australian institutions, the employability of their graduates, labour market access, better engagement with meso-level factors like...
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Community responses to family violence

For public policies to achieve social change, they must increase awareness, community engagement and uptake of information about the target social issue. This project aimed to assess the extent to which changes in public awareness and engagement could be detected in response to Victorian Family...
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Teacher wellbeing: Its effects on teaching practice and student learning

This research took a qualitative phenomenological approach to explore teachers’ experiences of consciously using positive psychology strategies. Findings reveal that when teachers intentionally use PERMA positive psychology strategies that they report flow on effects to their own wellbeing, teaching practice and to students’ learning.