R.G. Schwab


Education, training and Indigenous futures CAEPR policy research: 1990-2007

During 2007 the Ministerial Council on Education, Employment, Training and Youth Affairs (MCEETYA), through the Australian Education Systems Officials Committee (AESOC), commissioned a review of research undertaken by CAEPR staff and CAEPR Research Associates over the period 1990-2007. Specifically, AESOC requested that the review: •...

The realities of Indigenous adult literacy acquisition and practice: implications for capacity development in remote communities

Significant work is being undertaken to develop the capacity of Indigenous communities to govern their own services and adult literacy is clearly seen as a major factor in the participation of Indigenous people in community development and the capacity building processes. Yet little research on...
Discussion paper

Philanthropy, non-government organisations and Indigenous development

This paper is an exploration of the potential opportunities and costs of linkages between philanthropic bodies, non-government organisations (NGOs), Indigenous organisations and the academy. Following an overview of the evolution of the ‘Literacy for Life’ project, provided as a case study of the development of...