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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.
A History of Australian Schooling is an invaluable resource for anyone involved with Australian schools.
'This unconventional and vibrant history of Australian schools and schooling reads like a fine biography. Landmarks and turning points are interwoven with the pedagogic, social and political shifts that have shaped today's school system. ' - Lyndsay Connors, AM FACE
'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 engaging study of the power of schooling over two centuries' - Dr Paul Kilvert, former Chief Executive, South Australian Certificate of Education Board
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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Australia's history of religious education Rear Vision looks at the unusual relationship between education, religion and the state in Australia. One of the most curious features of this story is that although we are not an especially religious nation, we have become increasingly enthusiastic about sending our children to religious schools.
School history database search.
Facts and figures. Browse facts and figures on various aspects of public education in NSW.