Helping People to Help Themselves: a study of training issues for Aboriginal women and their remote communities in Central Australia

Helping People to Help Themselves: a study of training issues for Aboriginal women and their remote communities in Central Australia Report

  • Author(s): Lawrence, Kate
  • Published: 2005
  • Publisher: SECURITY4WOMEN

Abstract: This reports presents research findings into the knowledge and aspirations of vocational education and training (VET) held by Central Australian Indigenous women leaders. It identifies and reviews some current initiatives to improve access and participation for women in remote Aboriginal communities in the region. The project is based upon the perceptions of women in Central Australia who are: – Training participants: Aboriginal women undertaking training in a unit of the Certificate IV Training and Assessment in order to gain employment as Training Nintiringtjaku (community training facilitators) – Advocates and decision-makers: Aboriginal women on the Management Committee of Waltja Tjutangku Palyapayi Aboriginal Association, representing their remote community and the concerns of communities across the Central Australian region – Training providers: Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal staff of two Aboriginal Registered Training Organisations: Waltja Tjutangku Palyapayi (Waltja) and the Centre for Appropriate Technology (CAT).

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Lawrence, Kate, 2005, Helping People to Help Themselves: a study of training issues for Aboriginal women and their remote communities in Central Australia, Report, viewed 13 August 2022, https://www.nintione.com.au/?p=4509.

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