What's stopping them? exploring barriers hindering Indigenous Australians from completing a social work degree at a regional Queensland university
Gair, Susan, Thomson, Jane, and Savage, Dorothy (2005) What's stopping them? exploring barriers hindering Indigenous Australians from completing a social work degree at a regional Queensland university. Advances in Social Work and Welfare Education, 7 (1). pp. 54-66.
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[Extract] Indigenous Australians continue to be seriously underrepresented in our public university system. The primary aim of the study described in this paper was to identify barriers inhibiting Indigenous Australians from completing a Bachelor of Social Work at James Cook University. Findings reveal significant barriers, presented here as profound difficulties, privileged knowledge, lack of recognition of prior learning and lack of support.
|Item Type:||Article (Refereed Research - C1)|
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|Keywords:||indigenous students; social work education; barriers|
|FoR Codes:||16 STUDIES IN HUMAN SOCIETY > 1607 Social Work > 160799 Social Work not elsewhere classified @ 100%|
|SEO Codes:||94 LAW, POLITICS AND COMMUNITY SERVICES > 9401 Community Service (excl. Work) > 940111 Ethnicity, Multiculturalism and Migrant Development and Welfare @ 100%|
|Deposited On:||08 Sep 2006|
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