"This booklet assists education support workers, case managers, residential care workers, and others in working with children and young people in the residential statutory system in enhancing the opportunity to improve their life learning skills and achieve their full potential. It is a document designed to provide information about the processes involved finding the most suitable education setting for young people and also includes important information outlining agreements, education options, employment options and the legal rights and responsibilities of schools." --p. 3.
"This resource was commissioned by the Department of Human Services. It was initially developed by Mackillop Family Services and has now been updated by the Learn NOW Project Officer, Dana Morton-Kehle, Education & Support Services, Berry Street."
"The development of this resource was managed by a steering group comprising Jacinta Feeley (Berry Street), Brenda Carmen (Mackillop Family Services), Nick Grainger (Anglicare Victoria), Susan Mangion (Orana Family Services), Bec Jones (DHS)."
"Many people contributed to the resource by providing suggestions and feedback. They include staff from the Department of Education and Early Childhood Department (DEECD), local government and non-government schools, and various community organisations."
"Learn NOW was created through a partnership with Berry Street, Mackillop Family Services, Anglicare Victoria, Victorian Aboriginal Child Care Agency, and Orana Family Services and funded by the Department of Human Services."
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