History of Australian Schooling

History of Australian Schooling

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Synopsis

At a time when schooling is more important than ever for families, and where there is great public concern about educational standards and outcomes, Craig Campbell and Helen Proctor show what is new and what is an echo of older agendas. They offer a comprehensive history of Australian schooling from colonial days to the present, highlighting the ways in which schooling has helped shape society. They identify distinctive features of the Australian education system: the strength of the non-government sector, the experiences of Indigenous children, and the relationship with global trends. From the bush to the burgeoning cities, they consider the impact of schools on children and young people over the decades. This book is an invaluable resource for anyone involved with Australian schools.

Book information

ISBN: 9781742371825
Publisher: Allen & Unwin
Imprint: Allen & Unwin
Pub date:
Number of pages: 304
Weight: 1g
Height: 10mm
Width: 6mm
Spine width: 1mm