Indigenous pathways into the professions

Author: Anderson, I, 2011

This paper was commissioned along with a series of other background papers for the Review of Higher Education Access and Outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People.

It provides a conceptual framework for understanding the relationship between the professions and Indigenous development and social policy, and an overview of Aboriginal participation in the professions and some of the critical pathways issues. The conclusion draws out issues that need to be considered in the development of a higher education strategy.