This 2008 report describes some of the definitional, conceptual and historical foundations of the concept of social inclusion. It summarises the strengths and limitations of Australian and international approaches to the topic so far, and sketches some of the scope of exclusion in terms of locational disadvantage, intergenerational disadvantage, children ...
May 28, 2009Tibor Kovacs
This 2008 report was produced by the Australian Council for Educational Research for the Department for Education, Science and Training. It examined the participation of pupils in career guidance activities in upper secondary school and of the perceived usefulness of such activities to pupils. In overall terms, the individual career ...
November 4, 2008Tibor Kovacs
This paper produced with the support of the Department of Education, Science and Training of Australia and the Department of Education and Training of New South Wales, introduces the concept of the four pillars of career and transition support for young people: Family Peers Community and employers Peers. It describes the empowerment strategy involved and ...
September 17, 2007Tibor Kovacs
This is a study of the potential economic and fiscal impacts of the National Reform Agenda of the Council of Australian Governments. The National Reform Agenda includes an interlinked human capital stream covering health, education and training, and work incentives with benefits from each area feeding into the other. The ...
April 25, 2007Tibor Kovacs
It's interesting to observe how the fiery battles between the Left and Right in the 20th century have been replaced today by more modest debates about public policy options. The grand ideologies associated with capitalism and socialism are still active and relevant as moral and intellectual irritants, but they are ...
April 23, 2007Tibor Kovacs