Schooling in Australia : The interplay of education, politics, and culture

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Joseph, Cynthia, Winzer, Margaret and Pollard, Vikki. (2006). Schooling in Australia : The interplay of education, politics, and culture. In In Mazurek, Kas and Winzer, Margret (Ed.). Schooling Around the World : Debates, Challenges, And Practices pp. 104 Pearson Education.
AuthorsJoseph, Cynthia, Winzer, Margaret and Pollard, Vikki
EditorsMazurek, Kas and Winzer, Margret
Abstract

For education students, Mazurek (education, U. of Lethbridge, Canada) and Winzer (early childhood education and special education, U. of Lethbridge, Canada) present essays by 26 educators and scholars from 16 countries on comparative education. Their study describes the educational systems of these countries, how they relate to society, and what the international debates are. Each essay includes a description of the nation's society, education system and practices, strengths and weaknesses, and debates. Essays are arranged geographically and focus on the Pacific Rim, the Middle East, Southwest Asia, Europe, North America, South Africa, and Brazil.

KeywordsAustralia; history of schooling; school system; public schools; private schools; school funding
Page range104
119
Year01 Jan 2006
Book titleSchooling Around the World : Debates, Challenges, And Practices
PublisherPearson Education
Place of publicationUnited Kingdom
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