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A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P R S T V W Y [Other]

Languages and Multicultural Education Resource Centre


Migrant and refugee youth


Government

The Languages and Multicultural Education Resource Centre (LMERC) is a specialist resource centre for schools in Victoria. They provide information for teachers, educators and pre-service teachers on the resources and facilities offered by the centre. 

Website: www.education.vic.gov.au/studentlearning/programs/lmerc/default.htm 

 

Lead On


Mentoring


Service delivery

Lead On is a community organisation aimed at strengthening relationships between youth and businesses. They have programs in 10 communities across Australia.

Website: www.leadon.com.au

 

Life is for everyone


Mental health


Service delivery

The National Suicide Prevention Strategy is guided by the Living Is For Everyone (LIFE) Framework which sets out the national priorities for suicide and self-harm prevention. LIFE is dedicated to providing the best available evidence and resources to guide activities aimed at reducing the rate at which people take their lives in Australia. 

Website: www.livingisforeveryone.com.au 

 

Lifeline


Suicide


Service delivery

Lifeline provides access to crisis support, suicide prevention and mental health support services.

Website: www.lifeline.org.au

 

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P R S T V W Y [Other]

 

Do schools influence student engagement in the high school years?

The report from the National Centre for Vocational Education Research looks at whether school characteristics can influence the emotional and cognitive engagement of 15-year-olds with school, and finds that students' engagement with school has been well established and that school characteristics have little impact. Original article

20 Aug 2014

Young online activists more politically engaged than many older Australians, research shows

Young Australians are more politically engaged than many older Australians and are just as likely to stand for public office, according to new research done for the Museum of Australian Democracy. Original article

20 Aug 2014

Most teenagers think internet pornography is damaging, poll finds

Eight out of 10 British 18-year-olds surveyed by the thinktank IPPR felt it was too easy to accidentally view explicit images while surfing the internet, while 72% said pornography led to unrealistic views about sex. Original article

20 Aug 2014

Sizing up your friends – the stigma of obesity

Crikey's Journal Watch covers the issue of social exclusion during teenage years, and discusses the impact of weight on developing friendships. Original article

20 Aug 2014

TAFE in crisis? No, but the future is changing for vocational education

Since their inception in 1974, Technical and Further Education (TAFE) institutions have been the major providers of Vocational Education and Training (VET) in Australia. This may not be the case in the future. Original article

20 Aug 2014

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