ERIC Number: ED442938
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2000
Reference Count: N/A
Literacy for Youth: Programs, Problems and Perspectives. Proceedings of the Youth Literacy Forum (Melbourne, Australia, July 30, 1999).
Sanguinetti, Jill, Ed.; Jones, Myfanwy, Ed.
These proceedings document some of the work and the stories of literacy teachers who work with youth outside the school system and help to paint the educational and policy context of their work. "Professionalism and Passion: A Report on Teachers Working with the Literacy Needs of Unemployed Youth" (Beverley Campbell) introduces the report. The nine presentations are "Introductory Remarks: Unemployed Early School Leavers and the Knowledge Society" (John Wilson); "An Overview of the Situation of Early School Leavers" (Helen MacDonald); "Extending Learning Options for Early School Leavers" (Maureen Ryan); "Creating Links and Sharing Resources: An Overview of Programs at Morrison House" (Barb Lorey); "'Every Now and Then You Get One Over the Line...'" (Jules De Cinque); "Working with Unemployed Young People: The Teacher's Learning" (Lindee Conway); "The NMIT Youth Unit: Diverse Programs and Pedagogical Challenges" (Fran O'Neil); "Youth Forum Workshop Groups: Issues and Challenges" (Jill Sanguinetti); and "The Need for Multi-Media Resources for Young People with Learning Difficulties" (Ron McGlynn). (YLB)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Cooperative Programs, Developed Nations, Dropout Programs, Dropouts, Foreign Countries, High Risk Students, Learning Disabilities, Literacy Education, Postsecondary Education, School Community Relationship, Secondary Education, Shared Resources and Services, Unemployment, Youth
Victorian Centre of Adult Literacy and Numeracy Australian Research Consortium, School of Education, Victoria University, Footscray Park Campus, MCMC 14428, Melbourne, 8001, Tel: 03 9688 5086, E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org. For full text: http://www.staff.vu.edu.au/alnarc/docs/lityouth.pdf.
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Sponsor: Australian National Training Authority, Melbourne.; Australian Dept. of Employment, Education, Training and Youth Affairs, Canberra.
Authoring Institution: Language Australia, Melbourne (Victoria).; Adult Literacy and Numeracy Australian Research Consortium, Melbourne (Victoria). Victorian Centre.
Identifiers - Location: Australia