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Developing sustainable education in regional Australia

Author: Andrew Gunstone; Bruce G Waldrip; Margaret L Plunkett
Publisher: Clayton, Vic. : Monash University Publishing, 2013.
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The issues analyzed in this book explore a range of questions that impact the sustainability of Australia's rural and regional education. Divided into three sections - university education, school education, and Indigenous education - the questions that are examined include: * How can students from homes where neither parent has received post-school education be encouraged to undertake higher education? * How can  Read more...
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Developing sustainable education in regional Australia
(OCoLC)859252636
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Andrew Gunstone; Bruce G Waldrip; Margaret L Plunkett
ISBN: 9781922235251 1922235253
OCLC Number: 874563394
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: List of Contributors ... ... ... v; Acknowledgements ... ... . .viii; 1. Developing Sustainable Education in Regional Australia ... 1; Bruce Waldrip, Andrew Gunstone and Margaret Plunkett; 2. Educating for a Sustainable Future Through the Redevelopmentof the Online Learning Experience for Off-Campus Students ... 8; Judy Tennant, Andrew West, Margaret Plunkett, and Renata Howard. 3. The Benefits of University Studies ... ... 25The Perspectives of Pathway Students; Stuart Levy; 4. Development of a Postulated Model for Investigating Resilienceand Retention of Teachers and Nurses ... ... 43; A Review of Literature; Jeffrey Dorman and Michael Dyson; 5. Sustainable Education in a Small Regional Medical School ... 66; Challenges and Opportunities; Brian Chapman and William Hart; 6. Engaging the Learner ... ... 79; A Framework for Sustainable Teaching. Adam Bertram7. Racial Behaviour Among Secondary School Students ... . 99; Khalim Zainal, Johari Talib, Fazilah Idris, Mansor Bin Mohd. Noor, Norshidah Mohamad Salleh; 8. Investigating a Win-Win Situation ... ... 117; Delivering Quality Swimming Experiences for Children in Local Primary Schools within the Gippsland Region, via Teacher Education; 9. Education, Teaching Entrepreneurship and Indigenous Peoples . . 133; Dennis Foley; 10. "Going to School on Our Country" ... ... 161. Expanding the Concept of Schooling in Semi-Sedentary Aboriginal and Sámi Communities in Australia and Sweden11. The Koorie Footprints to Higher Education Program ... 189; An Analysis of Program Strengths and Challenges; Grania Sheehan, Tia Di Biase, and Kylie Clarke.
Responsibility: edited by Andrew Gunstone, Bruce Waldrip and Margaret Plunkett.

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The issues analyzed in this book explore a range of questions that impact the sustainability of Australia's rural and regional education. Divided into three sections - university education, school education, and Indigenous education - the questions that are examined include: * How can students from homes where neither parent has received post-school education be encouraged to undertake higher education? * How can the collective needs of some children - for example, Indigenous students - be met? * Is competition beneficial for attracting all types of learners? * How does one re-distribute resou.

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