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A history of Australian schooling

A history of Australian schooling

Author: Craig Campbell; Helen Proctor
Publisher: Sydney : Allen & Unwin, 2014.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

A social history of school education in Australia, from dame schools and one teacher classrooms in the bush, to the growth of private schools under public funding in recent years.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Craig Campbell; Helen Proctor
ISBN: 9781742371825 1742371825
OCLC Number: 1053839082
Description: XVI-288 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: List of tablesAcknowledgementsThe authorsIntroduction1 Precarious endeavours: to 18202 School entrepreneurs: 1821-18603 Inventing public school systems: 1861-19004 Towards universal provision: 1901-19255 The socially useful school: 1926-19506 Equality of opportunity: 1951-19757 Towards a market of schools: 1976-20008 The present and future schoolSelect bibliography including referencesIndex
Responsibility: Craig Campbell and Helen Proctor.
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'A compelling account of public and private provision, one that speaks directly to the current debate.' - Professor Stuart Macintyre, University of Melbourne. 'A comprehensive, insightful and Read more...

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