Human "wrongs" have soiled human history for thousands of years. Millions of innocent people have been tortured, raped, killed, and persecuted for their beliefs or minority status, and ethnic cleansings and genocides have systematically murdered millions more. Still others face starvation, discrimination, and economic disadvantages. Despite the heinous atrocities committed during the 20th century by Hitler, Pol Pot, Stalin, and other virulent dictators, human rights policies have also moved forward at a pace previously unknown in earlier times. Human Rights provides a path for understanding these complex events and the issues facing us today as citizens.
Guidelines for Essays Reports and Assignments 2020
Guidelines for students in Years 11-12. Topics addressed include:
• Document format
• Use of computers
• Excessive length
• Acknowledging sources
• APA referencing
• Creating a reference list
• In-text citation
• Subsequent citations
• Reference generators
• Writing practical reports for Senior Science
• Citing legal information
• Citing different information types
Mission Australia’s 2015 youth survey has revealed that more than half of young people believe there are barriers which will prevent them reaching their goals when they leave school. The focus of the 2015 survey was to uncover what young people perceive to be the main barriers to success. The results revealed that academic ability, financial difficulty and a lack of job opportunities are believed to negatively affect a young person’s ability to achieve their goals in life.
The Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy organises scholars from around the world in philosophy and related disciplines to create and maintain an up-to-date reference work.
Libraries ACT Research sources
The ACT Library Service provides a wide range of online databases. Use your ACT Library membership to access the Australia New Zealand Points of View Reference Centre, which is good for researching current issues from opposing points of view.
The UN Refugee Agency strives to ensure that everyone can exercise the right to seek asylum and find safe refuge in another State, with the option to return home voluntarily, integrate locally or to resettle in a third country.