Research Reports

These reports have been complied during my career.

Cairney, T.H.  & Munsie, L.  (1992) Talk to a Literacy Learner (TTALL).  Final report to the Minister for Education and Youth Affairs, UWS Nepean Press: Sydney, September, 1992 (96 pages).

Cairney, T.H., Hayward-Brown, H., Craigie, D., Dinham, S., Khamis, M. & Wilson, S.  (1992) The school and community interface: A study of communication in comprehensive high schools. (Volumes 1,  2 & 3), Final report to the NSW Department of School Education of funded research, Sydney: UWS Nepean Press (460 pages).

Cairney, T.H.  & Munsie, L. (1993) Effective Partners in Secondary Literacy Learning (EPISLL). Final research report to Disadvantaged Schools Program committee, Sydney: UWS Nepean Press (152 pages).

Cairney, T.H., Lowe, K., McKenzie, P. & Petrakis, D. (1993) Literacy and youth: Investigating literacy in correctional institutions,  Final  report to Department of Employment, Education and Training (186 pages).

Cairney, T.H.  & Lowe, K. (1993) Literacy & Youth: Empowering young people as they leave institutional care, Final report of UWS Research Seed Grant, August (85 pages).

Cairney, T.H., Lowe, K. & Sproats, E. (1995).  Literacy in Transition: An investigation of the literacy practices of upper primary and junior secondary schools (Vols 1-3).  Canberra: DEET (498 pages). ISBN 1 86341 190 9 (set).

Cairney, T.H., Ruge, J., Buchanan, J., Lowe, K. & Munsie, L.  (1995).  Developing partnerships: The home, school and community interface  (Vols 1-3). Canberra: DEET. ISBN 86341 216 6 (set) (434 pages) .

Cairney, T.H. & Ruge, J. (1998).  Community Literacy Practices and Schooling: Towards effective support for students, Vol 1.  Canberra: DEETYA.  ISBN 1-86341-517-3, (76 pages).

Cairney, T.H. & Speak, G. (2000). Developing a ‚ÄėSmart City‚Äô: Understanding information technology capacity and establishing an agenda for change.¬† Sydney: Department of Employment, Workplace Relations & Small Business (49 Pages).

Cairney, T.H., Lee, R. & Artup, B. (2002).  Transforming Penrith’s High Performance Computing (HPC) Node into an Innovation Precinct, Vols 1 & 2.  Department of Transport and Regional Services:  Sydney (164 pages).

Cairney, T.H. (2002).  Understanding the information communication and technology needs of the Hunter and Central Coast regions, Vol.1.   Office of Information Technology: Sydney (173 pages).

Cairney, T.H., Shrestha, M. Sommerlad, L. & Sproats, E. (2002). Towards a learning economy: The role of VET in supporting knowledge-based organizations and regions  Final Summary Report to NSW Board of Vocational Education & Training (47 pages).