Person

Helen Stokes

Report

Evaluation of the Brimbank young men’s project

The Brimbank Young Men’s Project has been a two year pilot initiative of the Centre for Multicultural Youth (CMY), funded by the Department of Immigration and Citizenship (DIAC). The project has targeted young men of African backgrounds who are: disengaged (or at high risk of...
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Schools, vocational education and training, and partnerships: Capacity-building in rural and regional communities

Using case studies from seven rural and regional areas, this report looks at the impact of schools and vocational education and training (VET) on community capacity. It finds that communities have developed different models to organise school-VET partnerships and that rural areas are more likely...
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Stepping stones: TAFE and ACE program development for early school leavers

The adult and community (ACE) sector and technical and futher education (TAFE) institutes provide programs for young people which re-connect them to education. In this report Johanna Wyn, Helen Stokes and Debra Tyler suggest these programs and settings are considered effective pathways for some young...