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Gouwens, Judith A.; Henderson, Robyn – Australian and International Journal of Rural Education, 2017
In the current context of extensive national and cross-cultural migration, the education of migrant and refugee children is an important and critical consideration. In the U.S., the education of migrant children--who move with their farm worker parents within states, across state borders and sometimes across national borders--brings challenges…
Descriptors: Mothers, Barriers, Migrant Education, Family Literacy
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Woodroffe, Jessica; Kilpatrick, Sue; Williams, Brett; Jago, Matthew – Australian and International Journal of Rural Education, 2017
Small places are not devoid of opportunities nor of successful programs to equip them for the future, despite perception to the contrary (West, 2013). This paper considers career education in the context of rural places in the modern globalised world. The paper introduces the "Pathways to Success" project, involving more than eighty…
Descriptors: Rural Education, Rural Schools, Career Education, Adult Education
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Ellis, Bronwyn – Australian and International Journal of Rural Education, 2015
Several projects relating to older learners have been conducted over the past decade or so, some involving the University of the Third Age (U3A) Whyalla, as well as other groups composed of older citizens. Some provide examples of engagement with the local university campus; others have this potential. Here a wide range of learning activities, as…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Older Adults, Adult Education, Learning Activities
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Halabi, Abdel K. – Australian and International Journal of Rural Education, 2014
The Society for the Provision of Education in Rural Australia (SPERA) recognises education as a lifelong process, and there is a need for continuing education and training to be available to rural communities. This paper examines the satisfaction levels of accounting continual professional development (CPD) when provided by a rural accounting…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Rural Areas, Professional Continuing Education, Accounting
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Ellis, Bronwyn J. – Australian and International Journal of Rural Education, 2013
This article explores older students' perceptions of formal, non-formal and informal learning in regional South Australia. Drawing on earlier studies as well as a continuing one, it compares: the study motivations of students aged 55 and older enrolled formally in university undergraduate programs; the learning motivations of University of the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Adult Education, Older Adults, Surveys