The education and research program
of AOSC will focus on the occupational needs,
interests and values of people throughout their
AOSC research will focus on 4 life stages:
childhood, adolescence, adulthood and older
adulthood. Findings from AOSC research will
form the basis for recommendations to community
agencies, business and government.
Creative occupations, physical occupations,
life long learning and technology and communication
will be the four broad categories of occupation
that will be studied.
AOSC research will involve collaboration with
a range of researchers from various disciplines,
both from within and outside the University
Cross cultural studies will form part of the
AOSC research program. Through established collegial
networks, there is potential for cross cultural
studies with universities in Sweden, New Zealand,
Canada, United States, Ireland and United Kingdom.