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Each quarter, our peer reviewed journal publishes up to six research- and practice-based articles on Australian youth. Find out more.

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Information resources

Email lists devoted to youth issues (research and practice)

Announcement lists and discussion lists about youth affairs, youth research, etc:

  • AYIN e-list (email discussion list/news alert service: sign up
  • Youthgas email discussion list
  • The YARN list closed in November 2007 (Youth Affairs Research Network).
Announcement lists, rather than discussion lists, include:

Lists with a subject focus:

Note: edna publishes several newsletters for different audiences in the education and training community. The newsletters present information from a wide variety of sources both within Australia and internationally; items or stories are chosen by edna information officers. See: Of interest: 'The Networker features e-learning news, resources and events for Australian educators, and has an RSS feed. (The edna newsletter, The Communicator merged with 'The Networker' in September 2008.) 'Higher Education Update' is published weekly, and covers higher education news both nationally and internationally.
Also see:
Australian Council of State School Organisations (ACSSO):
ACSSO Australian Education Digest
ACSSO International News Roundup
ACSSO Values Education
ACSSO Languages Education
ACSSO Ensemble - Music Education
ACSSO Public Education Voice
ACSSO Family School Partners
Also see the Australian Government Department of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations web site.

International email discussion lists:

  • International Child and Youth Care Network: CYC-NET
  • European Sociologist email list (Research Network 'Youth & Generation') ESA-Youth
  • International Sociological Association's Research Committee on Sociology of Youth list (ISA members only) RC34
  • Resilience; youth development: Search Institute (USA) on resilience and developmental assets. Also see their 'Healthy Communities - Healthy Youth' initiative, launched by Search Institute in 1996 to equip and support communities around the world that are engaging multiple sectors to build Developmental Assets in young people.
  • TakingITGlobal
  • Youth at the United Nations