How much longer is left of this stupid lesson?

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dc.contributor.author Te Riele, Kitty en_US
dc.contributor.editor Wierenga, A. en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2010-05-18T06:54:27Z
dc.date.available 2010-05-18T06:54:27Z
dc.date.issued 2007 en_US
dc.identifier 2006008817 en_US
dc.identifier.citation Te Riele Katarina 2007, 'How much longer is left of this stupid lesson?', Youth Affairs Council of Victoria (YACVic), Melbourne, Australia, pp. 118-125. en_US
dc.identifier.issn en_US
dc.identifier.issn - en_US
dc.identifier.other E1 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10453/7713
dc.description.abstract Schooling takes up large amounts of time and energy for young people. As Australia is seen to become a knowledge society , education and official certification are increasingly important for all young people, but especially for those who may not have access to other tickets to success, such as social networks. At the same time, however, school doesn t always work very well for those students. Drawing on Australian research, this paper first explores various ways in which school can be problematic or even alienating for students, using both interviews with students and observations of school life. While many young people put up with school, even when it is not ideal for them, some end up leaving school. The second part of the paper considers these early school leavers. Statistically, early leavers are much more likely to end up unemployed or not in the labour market. In contrast, the paper uses Australian research to demonstrate some more positive possible pathways for these young people, through employment or education. en_US
dc.publisher Youth Affairs Council of Victoria (YACVic) en_US
dc.relation.isbasedon http://www.yacvic.org.au/includes/pdfs_wordfiles/YACVic_ConfProceedings_Complete/pdf en_US
dc.title How much longer is left of this stupid lesson? en_US
dc.parent Are we there yet? National Youth Affairs Conference Proceedings: Peer reviewed papers. en_US
dc.journal.volume en_US
dc.journal.number en_US
dc.publocation Melbourne, Australia en_US
dc.identifier.startpage 118 en_US
dc.identifier.endpage 125 en_US
dc.cauo.name FASS.Education Group en_US
dc.conference en_US
dc.conference Verified OK en_US
dc.conference.location Melbourne, Australia en_US
dc.for 160801 en_US
dc.personcode 930811 en_US
dc.percentage 66 en_US
dc.classification.name Applied Sociology, Program Evaluation and Social Impact Assessment en_US
dc.classification.type FOR-08 en_US
dc.custom 'Are we there yet?' Past learnings, current realities, future directions for youth affairs en_US
dc.date.activity 20070501 en_US
dc.location.activity Melbourne, Australia en_US
dc.staffid 930811 en_US


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