Reading, Writing and Responsibility: Young Carers and Education

Investigators:

Dr Tim Moore, Ros Morrow, Prof Morag McArthur, Debbie Noble-Carr, Jamie Gray

Funding Source:

ACT Community Services Directorate

Aim:

The purpose of this project was to develop an understanding of the needs and experiences of young carers in education, and to inform the development of school-based supports for young carers and their teachers.

Outputs:

Research monograph

Moore, T., Morrow, R., McArthur, M., Noble-Carr, D., & Gray, J. (2006). Reading, Writing and Responsibility: Young Carers and Education. Canberra: Institute of Child Protection Studies, ACU.

Associated publications

Moore, T., & Barry, E. (2014). Supporting Young Carers in Education. Research to Practice Series, Issue 6, September. Canberra: Institute of Child Protection Studies, ACU.

Moore, T., McArthur, M., & Morrow, R. (2009). Attendance, Achievement and Participation: Young Carers' Experiences of School in Australia. The Australian Journal of Education, 53(1).

Moore, T., & McArthur, M. (2008). Time to care: Young carers and education. Professional Educator; 7(2), 34-39.