TAG: social policy
Treatment of women prisoners and their children highlights South Australia’s lack of social policy innovation – Michael O’Neil
South Australian Centre for Economic Studies (SACES) in the recent past conducted an evaluation of the Victorian Government’s Targeted Women’s Correctional Response (the initiative provides a suite of tailored programs and services to address the specific and complex needs of women prisoners and offenders) to identify the economic impact of the program. Continuing our involvement […]
The importance of language, literacy and numeracy skills from an economic, social, labour market, government and citizenship perspective
The Centre’s Executive Director, Assoc Professor Michael O’Neil, presented this paper to the Language, Literacy and Numeracy Program (LLNP) National Provider Forum, Melbourne (8-9 June).
Given the findings of the ABS/OECD international survey on language, literacy and numeracy – in South Australia some 480,000 adults of working age have prose literacy […]