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The globalisation of the nursing workforce: barriers confronting overseas qualified nurses in Australia.
The pattern of reliance on OQNs is a phenomenon simultaneously occurring in the UK, the US, Canada and the Middle East, reflecting not merely Western demand but the growing agency and participation of women in skilled migration. Expand
“Picking Winners”: The Recent Transformation of Australia's Skilled Migration Policy
From 1980 to 1996, Australian researchers identified consistently inferior labor market outcomes for professionals from non-English-speaking background source countries. In 1997, the incomingExpand
How Valuable is “Two-Step Migration”? Labor Market Outcomes for International Student Migrants to Australia
In the past decade, Australia has developed unprecedented reliance on skilled migrants, a process intensified by a period of sustained economic boom. By 2007, two-thirds were former internationalExpand
Qualifications Recognition Reform for Skilled Migrants in Australia: Applying Competency-Based Assessment to Overseas-Qualified Nurses
The past two decades have coincided with unprecedented Australian selection of skilled migrants, in particular professionals from non-English speaking background (NESB) source countries. By 1991, theExpand
The silent participant in small group collaborative learning contexts
There is an increasing acceptance in the education literature and in classroom settings for `best practice' to be linked with verbal clarification of knowledge and reasoning, ideally in collaborativeExpand
International medical migration: what is the future for Australia?
  • L. Hawthorne
  • Political Science, Medicine
  • The Medical journal of Australia
  • 23 July 2012
The recent scale and sources of medical migration, IMGs’ immigration categories, their distribution, their performance in the Australian Medical Council examinations, and the impact of the Competent Authority Pathway are defined. Expand
The question of discrimination: skilled migrants' access to Australian employment.
  • L. Hawthorne
  • Economics, Medicine
  • International migration
  • 1 September 1997
"Following a decade of increasing non English-speaking background (NESB) migration to Australia, including the migration of unprecedented levels of NESB professionals, this article examines twoExpand