Beatriz Cardona


Ageing well at home: measuring the impact of community care for older people

This report provides details of the research undertaken in 2015-16 to develop and test the Australian Community Care Outcome Measurement tool (ACCOM), a set of measures of community care suitable for use in the Australian context.

Community languages matter! Challenges and opportunities facing the community languages program in New South Wales

More than 32,000 children, every Saturday, join a Community Language School class in one of 494 locations over New South Wales, conducted by one of the 2347 language teachers in one of 44 different languages. A parallel situation occurs in all the other Australian states...

Parents, diversity and cultures of home and school

This study of the perspectives on schooling and education of parents from culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) backgrounds is an extension of the Cultural Practices and Learning Project (CPLP) Report for the New South Wales (NSW) Department of Education and Training (DET) (Watkins and Noble...

Diverse strategies for diverse carers: the cultural context of family carers in NSW

This study presents the findings of cultural research into the everyday experiences of carers from culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) and Anglo-Australian backgrounds. The purpose of the study was to increase awareness and understanding of the diversity of caring experiences and the inter-relationship of cultural...