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Sue Kilpatrick; Sarah Fischer; Jessica Woodroffe; Nicoli Barnes; Olivia Groves; Kylie Austin – Australian and International Journal of Rural Education, 2023
Rural communities and partnerships are critical in career education, promoting pathways into work and further education and training. Families, teachers, and employers all may influence young people and adults who are considering pathway choices. This research aimed to equip these 'key influencers' with the knowledge and confidence to have…
Descriptors: Rural Education, Community Education, Career Education, Career Pathways
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McLennan, Brad; Peel, Karen L.; Burnett, Elizabeth; Danaher, Patrick Alan – Australian and International Journal of Rural Education, 2022
Currently, an almost exclusively female workforce provides the government mandated adult supervision of Australian primary and secondary school students enrolled in distance education, including geographically isolated learners. These Remote Education Tutors (RETs) include unpaid family support providers and externally employed governesses and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Distance Education, Tutors, Rural Education
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O'Dea, Molly Rose; Cosby, Amy; Manning, Jaime; McDonald, Nicole; Harreveld, Bobby – Australian and International Journal of Rural Education, 2022
This paper aims to identify and synthesise research related to industry perspectives of industry school partnerships (ISPs) with primary and secondary students globally. A systematic review of ISP studies published between 2001 and 2021 that included industry perspectives was undertaken in accordance with the Preferred Reporting Items for…
Descriptors: School Business Relationship, Partnerships in Education, Elementary School Students, Secondary School Students
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Maina, Faith; Smit, Julie; Serwadda, Abdul – Australian and International Journal of Rural Education, 2021
The research experience for teachers (RET) professional development was a six-week long summer-intensive National Science Foundation (NSF) funded project that took place at a large university in western Texas. It was designed to provide a research-rich learning environment in data science and cybersecurity for STEM teachers in the region, which is…
Descriptors: Faculty Development, Summer Programs, STEM Education, Rural Schools
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Hunter, Erin Kristeen; Reid, Jo-Anne – Australian and International Journal of Rural Education, 2020
A doctoral study of a program designed to provide access to secondary education for children from a remote Indigenous community was completed in 2014 (Hunter, 2015). This paper reflects on the ongoing commitment of members of this community to a partnership that uses interstate boarding schools as a means of educating their children. It reviews…
Descriptors: Indigenous Populations, School Community Relationship, Partnerships in Education, Boarding Schools
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Lloyd, Andrew – Australian and International Journal of Rural Education, 2020
Access to secondary education for very remote Northern Territory Indigenous students is limited. Although many students attend distant boarding schools, very few stay to complete Year 12 (the final year of secondary school in Australia). Few families and communities are fully engaged in the whole transition process. This paper describes a case…
Descriptors: Boarding Schools, Partnerships in Education, Rural Areas, Phenomenology
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Brown, Brittany; Avitaia, Samantha; Austin, Kylie; Facchin, Jaimey – Australian and International Journal of Rural Education, 2020
The University of Wollongong's (UOW) Outreach program was established in 2011. In 2017, through a National Priority Pool Grant, UOW piloted the regional and rural outreach program, "Rural In2Uni." The "Rural In2Uni" program enabled university students to "pay it forward" through a pedagogical model which places rural…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Outreach Programs, Rural Schools, Student Experience
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Misan, Gary; Ellis, Bronwyn; Hutchings, Olivia; Beech, Amy; Moyle, Courtney; Thiele, Nicola – Australian and International Journal of Rural Education, 2018
Intergenerational learning activities benefit both older and younger participants. The Whyalla Men's Shed (WMS) not only meets many of the needs of its older participants but has recently become involved in several initiatives that foster intergenerational collaboration and learning. An agreement between the University of South Australia (UniSA)…
Descriptors: Males, Intergenerational Programs, Health Promotion, Cooperative Learning
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Vernon, Lynette; Watson, Stuart J.; Taggart, Andrew – Australian and International Journal of Rural Education, 2018
Young people in low socioeconomic (SES) regions, including regional and rural areas of Australia, aspire to attend university after high school at a comparable rate to young people in higher SES regions. However, without concrete opportunities to support and develop their aspirations, students in regional areas are unable to internalize the goals…
Descriptors: Outreach Programs, Partnerships in Education, Academic Aspiration, Foreign Countries
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Hardwick-Franco, Kathryn Gay – Australian and International Journal of Rural Education, 2018
Schools in rural South Australia are remote from opportunities for students and teachers to engage in music learning and professional development. This aim of this research project was to investigate the degree to which partnerships between rural schools and non-government organisations (NGOs) can be effective and meet this need. Anderson and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Rural Schools, Music Education, Partnerships in Education
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Van Gelderen, Ben – Australian and International Journal of Rural Education, 2017
"Growing Our Own" is an innovative and unique program for Initial Teacher Education (ITE) in the remote Northern Territory. As a partnership between Catholic Education, Northern Territory (CENT) and Charles Darwin University (CDU), lecturers travel to remote Indigenous communities to deliver unit content to local 'Assistant Teachers'…
Descriptors: Place Based Education, Indigenous Populations, Preservice Teacher Education, Geographic Isolation
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Lúcio, Joana; Ferreira, Fernando – Australian and International Journal of Rural Education, 2017
"À Descoberta do Mundo Rural" [Discovering the Rural World] was a 15-month-long project, based on a partnership between the Institute of Educational Communities (ICE) and the Portuguese Association for Local Development (ANIMAR), both Portuguese NGOs, and financed by national and European funds. Its purpose was to identify and give…
Descriptors: Rural Schools, Community Development, Foreign Countries, Partnerships in Education
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Corbett, Michael; Fraser, Sharon; Reaburn, Robyn; Smith, Heidi; Roberts, Janine; Fielding-Wells, Jill – Australian and International Journal of Rural Education, 2017
This paper analyses a community-based educational program involving private and public sector partners instituted in a small city in northern Tasmania. The program represents part of a state-wide initiative to challenge the persistence of structural educational disadvantage and what is understood to be an entrenched "culture" that is…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Community Attitudes, Expectation, Educationally Disadvantaged
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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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Serow, Penelope; Taylor, Neil; Sullivan, Terence; Tarrant, Jodana; Burnett, Greg; Smardon, Dianne; Angell, Emily – Australian and International Journal of Rural Education, 2016
Rural education thrives on building teaching capacity and mentoring from within communities. Whilst isolated and remote areas have the potential to participate in online teacher education, strategic and effective delivery requires a targeted analysis of the characteristics of the learners, the motivations that drive them, and day-to-day…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Mentors, Geographic Isolation, Rural Areas
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