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Career Pathways Of Youth Work Graduates, Donna Taylor, Reggi Steele, Suzanna Olmelczuk, Rod Underwood Jan 1991

Career Pathways Of Youth Work Graduates, Donna Taylor, Reggi Steele, Suzanna Olmelczuk, Rod Underwood

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A survey of the 49 youth work students who graduated from the Edith Cowan University in the years 1986 to 1988 was undertaken. Information was sought on the occupational destinations of graduates including the time taken to obtain a first appointment, impediments experienced' in attempting to gain a position, and perceived barriers to future career prospects. The study found that most graduates were able to obtain employment in the youth affairs field. However, it is clear that life is not easy for many youth workers for reasons such as low salaries, adverse working conditions, lack of professional status, and uncertain ...


Inaugural Professorial Lecture: "Education For Business: The Way I Saw It And The Way I See It", Val Pervan Jan 1991

Inaugural Professorial Lecture: "Education For Business: The Way I Saw It And The Way I See It", Val Pervan

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I feel honoured in being asked to give this address as one of the the University's foundation professors in 1991. I am grateful for this opportunity, particularly as it comes in the year of my retirement from full-time teaching and as Dean of the Faculty of Business of this University. The title of this talk, "EDUCATION FOR BUSINESS- THE WAY I SAW IT AND SEE IT", implies that much of what I am going to say this evening comes from personal experience of 32 years of involvement in the education of business students, that is, from 1960 through 1991 ...


Edith Cowan University : Developing A Criminal Justice Research Strategy : A Discussion Document, Rodney Morgan Jan 1991

Edith Cowan University : Developing A Criminal Justice Research Strategy : A Discussion Document, Rodney Morgan

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In recent years there has been a concerted effort made by staff within the Edith Cowan University to raise the research profile of the institution. That the University is committed to this endeavour is evidenced by the creation of a research division, the appointment of staff with specific expertise in research design and statistics, the provision of funds to support research projects developed by staff, and seminars on topics such as grantsmanship, research management and proposal writing. The field of justice studies is a potentially rewarding research area within the institution. The courses in justice studies are well established and ...