Peter Waterhouse


What would it take? Employer perspectives on employing people with a disability

One focus of the Australian Government's social inclusion agenda is to help people with a disability into work. For this to succeed, employers must be willing and able to productively employ people with a disability. The purpose of this study was to answer the question...

Creating synergies: local government facilitating learning and development through partnerships

This report documents the evolution and development of four learning communities in Victoria, which are involved in local government. The authors, Peter Waterhouse, Crina Virgona and Richard Brown, investigate the challenges and complexities involved in getting these communities off the ground and what roles, if...

Contradicting the stereotype: case studies of success despite literacy difficulties

Peter Waterhouse and Crina Virgona investigated the ways in which ten individuals have achieved success despite difficulties with literacy and learning. This report is designed to encourage adult literacy educators and policy makers to rethink assumptions and taken-for-granted 'truths' about individuals with literacy difficulties.