Going to School in Oceania [Global School Room Series] [NOOK Book]

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The history and current practices for school systems in the countries of the Oceanic region depend on the economic, political , and cultural circumstances of their countries. Divided into four chronological sections -- pre nineteeth century, nineteenth century, twentieth century and present times -- each chapter traces the factors that have impacted educational philosophy and goals for each country. Identifying available options for students of all economic backgrounds, each chapter also includes a "Day in the ...

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Going to School in Oceania [Global School Room Series]

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Overview

The history and current practices for school systems in the countries of the Oceanic region depend on the economic, political , and cultural circumstances of their countries. Divided into four chronological sections -- pre nineteeth century, nineteenth century, twentieth century and present times -- each chapter traces the factors that have impacted educational philosophy and goals for each country. Identifying available options for students of all economic backgrounds, each chapter also includes a "Day in the Life" feature that shares with readers what a typical student in that country will experience at their school.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780313086625
  • Publisher: ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 10/30/2007
  • Series: The Global School Room
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • File size: 3 MB

Meet the Author

CRAIG CAMPBELL, Ph.D., is a Senior Lecturer with the Faculty of Education and Social Work at the University of Sydney, Australia.

GEOFFREY SHERINGTON is a Professor and Personal Chair in the History of Education at the University of Sydney, Australia.

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Table of Contents


Series Foreword     vii
Acknowledgments     xi
Introduction   Craig Campbell   Geoffrey Sherington     1
Schooling in Australia   Craig Campbell     9
Schooling in Fiji   Carmen M. White     79
Schooling in New Zealand   Gregory Lee   Howard Lee     133
Schooling in Papua New Guinea   John Cleverly     193
Schooling in Samoa   Eve Coxon     263
Bibliography     315
Index     319
About the Editors and Contributors     325
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