ERIC Number: ED194032
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1980-Aug
Reference Count: 0
The First Three Years, 1977-1979, Western Australian Post Secondary Education Commission.
Western Australia Post Secondary Education Commission, Nedlands.
A report on the first three years (1977-79) of the Western Australian Post Secondary Education Commission is presented. After a description of the commission's role, information is presented on key educational issues, the Partridge Report, ongoing planning and course development/accreditation, and special inquiries. Recommendations of the Partridge Committee and action that has been taken are addressed in regard to the following areas: teacher education, the role and organization of technical and further education, postsecondary education in country districts, tertiary institutions in Western Australia, and coordination of postsecondary education. Among the areas of special inquiry are the following: future of the Teachers Centre for Continuing Education and Graylands Teachers College; Eastern Goldfields Federation of Post Secondary Education Institutions; the future of technical education; education for the performing arts; The Colleges Act, 1978; teacher supply and demand; external studies; study leave for college faculty; and postsecondary education in the Pilbara. Appended materials include information of functions of the commission and its membership, and statistics on student enrollment in postsecondary education. (SW)
Descriptors: Art Education, College Curriculum, College Faculty, Curriculum, Educational Finance, Educational Legislation, Educational Planning, Educational Policy, Educational Trends, Employment Opportunities, Employment Practices, Enrollment, External Degree Programs, Foreign Countries, Geographic Regions, Higher Education, Institutional Role, Music Education, Postsecondary Education, Sabbatical Leaves, Schools of Education, State Boards of Education, Statewide Planning, Teacher Education, Teacher Supply and Demand, Technical Education, Theater Arts
Western Australian Post Secondary Education Commission, 16-18 Stirling Highway, Nedlands, Western Australia.
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Western Australia Post Secondary Education Commission, Nedlands.
Identifiers: Australia (Western Australia); Mining