ERIC Number: ED159819
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1977
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Accountability in Education.
Chippendale, P. R., Ed.; Wilkes, Paula V., Ed.
This collection of papers delivered at a conference on accountability held at Darling Downs Institute of Advanced Education in Australia examines the meaning of accountability in education for teachers, lecturers, government, parents, administrators, education authorities, and the society at large. In Part 1, W. G. Walker attempts to answer the question: "What on Earth Is Accountability?" In Part 2, J. W. Peach offers "Accountability in Education: A North American Viewpoint," J. L. Ewing provides "Accountability in Education: A New Zealand Viewpoint," and J. R. Joyce investigates "Accountability and an Educational System in Australia." In Part 3, R. Johnson offers "Accountability: Society's Viewpoint," K. N. Jones discusses "Accountability in Education: A National Viewpoint," and P. Wood explains "What Accountability Means to Governments." In Part 4, W. A. White addresses "Accountability and the Teacher," J. Riddell describes "Accountability: A Parent's Viewpoint," E. C. Buckle analyzes "Accountability and the High School Administrator," C. Crain explores both "Accountability and the Primary School Administrator," and "What Accountability Means to the School Administrator: Four Case Studies," and Mary Ryan examines "Accountability and the Catholic School Administrator." In Part 5, A. E. Guymer provides "Educational Accountability: An Overview," and J. V. D'Cruz concludes with ideas "Towards an Inclusive Notion of Accountability." (Author/JM)
Descriptors: Accountability, Administrator Responsibility, Administrator Role, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries, Parent Attitudes, Parent Role, Parochial Schools, Political Influences, Politics, Public Schools, Social Values, Social Welfare, Speeches, Teacher Responsibility, Teacher Role
University of Queensland Press, Technical Impex Corporation, 5 South Union Street, Lawrence, Massachusetts 01843 ($13.50)
Publication Type: Speeches/Meeting Papers
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Identifiers: Australia; Canada; New Zealand; United States