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University of Wollongong

Education

2010

Experience

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Full-Text Articles in Social and Behavioral Sciences

Recovery From Bushfires: The Experience Of The 2003 Canberra Bushfires Three Years After, Peter J. Camilleri, Christine Healy, Elspeth M. Macdonald, Susan Nicholls, Jolyon Sykes, Gail Winkworth, Merrilyn Woodward Jan 2010

Recovery From Bushfires: The Experience Of The 2003 Canberra Bushfires Three Years After, Peter J. Camilleri, Christine Healy, Elspeth M. Macdonald, Susan Nicholls, Jolyon Sykes, Gail Winkworth, Merrilyn Woodward

Faculty of Social Sciences - Papers

Background and Aim The Canberra Bushfires were one of the largest single day natural disasters in Australian history. A group of researchers from across disciplines and sectors (Universities and Government) undertook a major project to study the experiences of people directly affected by the fires in the recovery process. The research team was interested in the longer term recovery experience (approximately three years following the event). The paper briefly outlines the research process, provides an overview of the findings on people's bushfire experiences, health and wellbeing, and views on what helped in individual and community recovery. Methods Sixteen hundred ...


Pre-School Experience And Key Stage 2 Performance In English And Mathematics, Edward Melhuish, Louise Quinn, Kathy Sylva, Pam Sammons, Iram Siraj-Blatchford, Brenda Taggart Jan 2010

Pre-School Experience And Key Stage 2 Performance In English And Mathematics, Edward Melhuish, Louise Quinn, Kathy Sylva, Pam Sammons, Iram Siraj-Blatchford, Brenda Taggart

Faculty of Social Sciences - Papers

This report considers children's educational attainment in English and mathematics at the end of primary school (age 11). Children's educational attainment in English and mathematics was derived from their national Key Stage 2 assessments. The analyses have considered the child's level of Key Stage 2 attainment in terms of the effects of child, family, home environment and preschool experience variables as well as the child's ability at the start of primary school.


Parent Experience Of Implementing Home Programs: Semi-Structured Interviews, Iona Novak, Anne Cusick, Natasha Lannin Jan 2010

Parent Experience Of Implementing Home Programs: Semi-Structured Interviews, Iona Novak, Anne Cusick, Natasha Lannin

Faculty of Social Sciences - Papers

Abstract presented at the 5th Biennial Conference of the Australasian Academy of Cerebral Palsy & Developmental Medicine, 3-6 March 2010, Christchurch, New Zealand


Young Worker Injury Experience In South Australia 1998-2007, Nasreeb Jahan, Dino Pisaniello, Sasha Stewart, Annette J. Braunack-Mayer, Helen Winefield Jan 2010

Young Worker Injury Experience In South Australia 1998-2007, Nasreeb Jahan, Dino Pisaniello, Sasha Stewart, Annette J. Braunack-Mayer, Helen Winefield

Faculty of Social Sciences - Papers

This special report has been compiled by The University of Adelaide and provides an overview of young worker injury claims experience for a 10-year period. It aims to highlight occupational injury epidemiology and time trends, and will be of interest to public health practitioners dealing with adolescents and young adults.