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Indigenous mobility and school attendance in remote Australia: Cause or effect?

Taylor, John


Despite claims of a negative impact on Indigenous school attendance due to mobility no attempt has been made to estimate the number of school-age Indigenous children away from a home base at any one time. This paper uses census data to derive such estimates for the first time. It finds that Indigenous children are mostly sedentary within their school catchment area. This suggests that factors other than chronic mobility might be more prominent in accounting for observed outcomes. Could it be...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2011
Type: Journal article
Source: International Journal of Educational Research
DOI: 10.1016/j.ijer.2011.11.006


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