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Diabetes in rural towns: effectiveness of continuing education and feedback for healthcare providers in altering diabetes outcomes at a population level: protocol for a cluster randomised controlled trial

Background: Type 2 diabetes is one of the fastest growing chronic diseases internationally. The health complications associated with type 2 diabetes can be prevented, delayed, or improved via early diagnosis and effective management. This research aims to examine the impact of a primarily web-based educational...
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Digital Revolution or Digital Divide: Will Rural Teachers Get a Piece of the Professional Development Pie?

In order to sustain the rural education community, access to high quality professional development opportunities must become a priority. Teachers in rural areas face many challenges in order to access professional learning equitable to their city counterparts. In the current climate, the Federal government of...
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Diversity Management Strategies: Community Driven Employment Initiatives - Congolese Experience in Shepparton

A Review of Re-Settlement Services for Migrants and Humanitarian Entrants by the Department of Immigration and Multicultural Affairs, May 2003, recommended seeking further opportunities to settle humanitarian entrants in regional Australia. Key recommendations of this and other reports included: While deemed structurally correct, the system...
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Evaluation of the Indigenous Youth Mobility Program

The objective of this evaluation was to assess the effectiveness and efficiency of the Department of Education, Employment and Workplace Relation's management of the Indigenous Youth Mobility Program and the appropriateness of the program in assisting Indigenous youth in remote locations to undertake and complete...
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Evaluation of the Murdi Paaki COAG trial

The Council of Australian Government (COAG) Trials, announced in 2002, aimed to explore new ways for governments to work together and with communities to address the needs of Indigenous Australians. Eight trials were conducted in sites across Australia - the New South Wales trial was...
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Evaluation of the Stronger Families and Communities Strategy 2000-2004: Potential Leaders in Local Communities initiative

The Potential Leaders in Local Communities initiative of the Australian Government's Stronger Families and Communities Strategy focused leadership development initiatives on four largely disadvantaged social groups (youth, Indigenous communities, women, and rural and regional communities) to address various social issues. This paper evaluates the outcomes...
Evaluation

Evaluative research into the Office of the Board of Studies' Aboriginal Careers Aspiration Program for Aboriginal students in NSW high schools

The Aboriginal Careers Aspiration Program was established to enhance knowledge, skills and access to career pathways information and to raise the numbers of Indigenous students across as many subject areas as possible. This report presents a review of this program, focusing on the critical issues...
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Expanding horizons: UniReady program for multicultural groups

This paper discusses an initiative titled UniReady Program for Multicultural Groups that was conducted at the University of South Australia's Centre for Regional Engagement located in the city of Whyalla. Immigrant families are currently being attracted to the city due to regional employment opportunities and...
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ACMA rolls out cybersafety professional development program for educators

ACMA has started the national roll-out of Cybersafety Outreach - Professional Development for Educators - its national cybersafety program designed for primary and secondary level educators. The Australian Communications and Media Authority has started the national roll-out of Cybersafety Outreach ? Professional Development for Educators?its...
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The creative application of knowledge in university education: a case study

This paper documents a research project undertaken by the authors to investigate the recognized need for creativity based education at all levels. National and international bodies in business, politics and education have emphasized the need for creativity, recognising the importance of innovative and creative thinking...