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Schooling and society in Australia

Schooling and society in Australia

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Published by Australian National University Press in Sydney, New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Australia.
    • Subjects:
    • Educational sociology -- Australia.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 253-280) and indexes.

      Statementedited by Lawrence J. Saha and John P. Keeves.
      ContributionsSaha, Lawrence J., Keeves, John P.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsLC191.A8 S35 1990
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvi, 293 p. :
      Number of Pages293
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1578556M
      ISBN 100080344097
      LC Control Number91100119

      Education in Australia is compulsory between the ages of five or six and fifteen, sixteen or seventeen, depending on the State or territory and date of birth.. For primary and secondary education, government schools educate approximately 60 percent of Australian students, with approximately 40 percent in non-government schools. At the tertiary level, the majority of Budget: A$ billion, percent of GDP. In contemporary post-industrial times education and schooling has been transformed through 'markets'. These historical phases in the development of schooling in Australia provide a material basis to the changing patterns of schooling premised upon .


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