"I Ain't No Tea Lady": Identifying and addressing barriers to non-traditional employment, training and education from a female perspective, SOVA

O'KEEFFE, Caroline, WILKINSON, Katherine, ROBINSON, Ann and SENIOR, Paul (2006). "I Ain't No Tea Lady": Identifying and addressing barriers to non-traditional employment, training and education from a female perspective, SOVA. Project Report. Sheffield, Sheffield Hallam University.

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    Abstract

    The aim of this research was to examine perceptions and experiences of accessing non-traditional Education Training and Employment (ETE) from the vantage point of disadvantaged women using innovative sampling and research techniques. The research design and strategy sought to access the participant’s views and valuable experience. Many of the women whose opinions the research was trying to elicit had never considered non-traditional ETE, in their own words it simply was 'not on their radar'. We decided to adopt a 'workshop' approach. A workshop format was designed which used fun and thought provoking exercises to promote discussion. These interactive and dynamic workshops proved successful in generating some excellent data. In total 80 women from a range of areas of disadvantage participated in the research.

    Item Type: Monograph (Project Report)
    Additional Information: Katherine Albertson nee Wilkinson
    Research Institute, Centre or Group - Does NOT include content added after October 2018: Hallam Centre for Community Justice
    Depositing User: Helen Garner
    Date Deposited: 29 May 2013 13:24
    Last Modified: 12 May 2021 19:09
    URI: http://shura.shu.ac.uk/id/eprint/7072

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