Lucas Walsh


Developing skills for life and work: accelerating social and emotional learning across South Australia

Recent years have seen significant shifts in the world of work, with the focus moving away from industry, towards innovation and the ‘knowledge economy’. At the same time, the global economic slowdown has meant fewer labour market opportunities, particularly for young people. Consequently, young people...

The role of technology in engaging disengaged youth

This research analyses the ways in which young and disadvantaged Vocational and Education and Training students can be engaged through new information and communications technologies. The continued emergence of new information and communications technology (ICT) represents an important opportunity to engage or re-engage with disadvantaged...

Youth volunteering in Australia: An evidence review

Provides evidence and potential policy options to inform federal, state and territory government efforts to increase youth volunteering. Summary The National Youth Affairs Research Scheme commissioned the Australian Research Alliance for Children and Youth (ARACY) and researchers Associate Professor Lucas Walsh and Rosalyn Black to...