Helen Stokes works at the Youth Research Centre at the University of Melbourne. She lectures in the Post Graduate Diploma in Student Welfare. Her recent research includes issues around early school leaving, vocational education and school community partnerships that create opportunities and pathways for young people. She is currently looking at how the arts can be used to engage and empower young people in an educational context.


Publications:
Stepping Stones

A minority of young people continue to leave school early. Alternative educational settings such as Technical and Further Education (TAFE) and Adult Community Education (ACE) provide an opportunity for these young people to re-engage in education in a supportive environment. This presentation will report on 6 programs across Australia that successfully re-engage young people in an educational setting.

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$US10.00

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$US5.00
Constructing Identities: Young People’s Perspectives on Life and Career

This presentation will focus upon the construction of identities regarding life choices and making careers.

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$US10.00

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$US5.00
Challenging Occupational Health and Safety Education in Schools

Exploring the mismatch between when OHS is taught in schools and when young people start part time work and how young people best learn about OHS

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$US10.00

Article: Electronic

$US5.00