1st Edition

Meeting The Challenges of Primary Schooling





ISBN 9780415146555
Published September 24, 1997 by Routledge
280 Pages

USD $75.95

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Book Description

Teachers in primary schools deal with a wide range of issues every day. This book helps teachers to understand those issues, and how they fit in with recent government policies and initiatives.
Each chapter looks at:
* relevant statements of policy or initiative
* how these statements fit into the context of specific schools
* the challenges they present for those involved in schools
* how schools can respond to these challenges
* learning across contexts
Each chapter has been written by one practitioner and one academic and between them the chapters cover the whole range of Australian primary schools.

Reviews

'This is a useful and thought-provoking view of an educational system in the throes of change and reflection' - - Education Review

'...if you are looking for a different view on problems which you have faced, and do face, in primary schooling in this country, the book is well worth dipping into.' - Managing Schools Today