ERIC Number: ED249884
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1983
Reference Count: 0
Australia: A Study of the Educational System of Australia and a Guide to the Academic Placement of Students in Educational Institutions of the United States.
The educational system of Australia is described, and placement recommendations concerning Australian students who want to study in the United States are presented. After describing preschool and primary education, secondary education in the following provinces/territories is considered: New South Wales, Victoria, Queensland, South Australia, Western Australia, Tasmania, the Australian Capital Territory, and the Northern Territory. The universities and the colleges of advanced education (CAE) are compared, and information is provided on admission, degrees and diplomas, courses, grades, educational quality, and documents and certificates. Degrees, grading, quality, and documents in technical and further education are also considered, along with teaching qualifications and teaching documents and certificates. Preparation and qualifications for the following professional programs are addressed: nursing education, music and speech/drama education, theological education, and professional associations. Appendices include: a profile of Australian postsecondary institutions, New South Wales secondary mathematics and sciences syllabi; and comparative data on university versus CAE Bachelor of Engineering Courses. (SW)
Descriptors: Articulation (Education), College Admission, Degrees (Academic), Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries, Foreign Students, Grading, Higher Education, Institutional Characteristics, International Educational Exchange, Professional Education, Secondary School Curriculum, Student Placement, Study Abroad, Teacher Education, Technical Education
American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers, One Dupont Circle, Suite 330, Washington, DC 20036 ($5.00).
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Counselors; Practitioners
Sponsor: International Communications Agency, Washington, DC. Directorate for Educational and Cultural Affairs.
Authoring Institution: American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers, Washington, DC.
Identifiers: Australia; Foreign Educational Credentials
Note: World Education Series. Placement recommendations approved by the National Council on the Evaluation of Foreign Educational Credentials. For other titles in this series, see HE 017 787-797 and HE 017 799-806.