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Youth Field Xpress is a free monthly news briefing for youth researchers, youth workers, policymakers and anyone with an interest in youth issues. It contains news of research projects, reports, programs, projects and events that are relevant to the Australian youth sector and supporting services.

Number 222, February 2015

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Vocational education research messages 2014

The National Centre for Vocational Education Research (NCVER) have released a report recapping the research published in 2014 across a range of issues associated with supporting students, apprentices, trainees and education providers. Original article

04 Mar 2015

Report - Lessons from a flexible learning program

A new report on the Brotherhood of St Laurence ‘Community VCAL’ (Victorian Certificate of Applied Learning) program describes the evolution of an integrated approach to assisting young people through teaching, wellbeing and pathways support. Original article

04 Mar 2015

Student engagement dips with each year in school

Gallup research suggests that Australian students become less engaged as they make their way through the school system. Original article

04 Mar 2015

Children with gender dysphoria deserve better from the law

Malcolm Smith, Senior Lecturer Australian Centre for Health Law Research at Queensland University of Technology, notes that Australian law has not kept up with the increasing number of Australian children accessing specialist health services for gender dysphoria treatment.  Original article

04 Mar 2015

The cost of youth homelessness in Australia study: snapshot report 1

This is the first national Australian longitudinal study investigating the economic, personal and social costs of youth homelessness over time across a broad range of locations. Original article

04 Mar 2015

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