Organisation

Swinburne University of Technology

Report

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...
Thesis

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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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.
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Understanding the experience of social housing pathways

Australia’s social housing system is under considerable pressure, with high demand, but manifestly inadequate supply. In this context, governments have introduced ‘pathways’ frameworks to promote movement through the social housing system. This report explores tenants’ experiences and perspectives on these social housing pathways.
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Building capacities for inclusion: identifying the priorities of inclusion and mainstream capacity building for people with a spinal cord injury (SCI) and post-polio syndrome

People with SCI and PP experience a range of barriers from mainstream services. These can be understood as capacity gaps in the areas of knowledge, attitude, policy and, most frequently, infrastructure and resources. This report highlights the priorities for action, as well as the inter-relationship...