This presentation was delivered by Dr Sarah Wise on Wednesday 14 October 2009.
Education is central to the wellbeing of children and young people, affecting their quality of life and prospects in adulthood. The 2009 Neale Molloy Social Justice lecture, presented by Dr Sarah Wise, examines the state of human rights and social justice in relation to out-of-home care children’s education. While acknowledging the complexity of children’s needs, the gap in education outcomes between children in care and their peers suggests corporate parents are not living up to their responsibilities.
This report prepared by the Young and Well CRC and Batyr for the Mental Health Commission engaged young people to discuss their mental health and wellbeing needs and how a report card could be used to deliver programs and services. Original article
This report published by the Australian Institute of Family Studies highlights some key learnings about human development from the Australian Temperament Project (ATP) - a groundbreaking longitudinal study that, to date, has followed a large group of Victorians from their birth to age 30 years. Original article