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ERIC Number: ED332968
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1991
Pages: 308
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: ISBN-0-86431-077-3
ISSN: N/A
Australian Teachers' Careers. Teachers in Society.
Maclean, Rupert, Ed.; McKenzie, Phillip, Ed.
This book focuses on career patterns and promotion of Australian school teachers. Following an introduction by the editors, the book is divided into 4 parts: Part 1, entitled "Understanding Teachers' Careers" includes 2 chapters: (l) "Teachers' Careers: A Conceptual Framework" (Rupert Maclean); and (2) "Teachers' Work: A Perspective on Schooling," consists of 3 2, "Contexts of Australian Teachers' Careers," consists of 3 chapters: (3) "Profile of the Australian Teaching Force" (Phillip McKenzie); (4) "Teachers and Economic Policy" (Gerald Burke); and (5) "Spencer Button: A Centenary Tribute to the Careers of State School Teachers" (Andrew Spaull). Part 3, "Issues and Concerns," includes 6 chapters: (6) "Women Teachers' Careers?" (Shirley Sampson); (7) "Teachers in Rural Schools" (Bob Meyenn, Ron Sinclair, and Don Squires); (8) "Age and the Teaching Career" (Geoff Howse); (9) "Teachers' Careers in Independent Schools" (David Campbell); (10) "Teachers' Careers in Catholic Schools" (Don Christie and Paula Smith); and (11) "Career Behaviour and Perceptions of Promoted Teachers" (Rupert Maclean). Part 4, "Proposals for Reform," includes two chapters: (12) "Career Planning and the Teaching Service: Problems and Policy Issues" (John Pederson); and (13) "Reforming the Teaching Career: A (Personal) Trade Union Perspective" (David Tonkin. The final chapter is a conclusion by the editors entitled "Some Policy and Research Issues." (LL)
Australian Council for Educational Research, 9 Frederick Street, Hawthorn, Victoria 3122, Australia ($32.95).
Publication Type: Collected Works - General
Education Level: N/A
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Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Australian Council for Educational Research, Hawthorn.
Identifiers: Australia (Victoria); Australian Council for Educational Research