ERIC Number: ED332968
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1991
Reference Count: 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)
Descriptors: Aging in Academia, Career Ladders, Career Planning, Catholic Schools, Economic Status, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries, Private Education, Professional Recognition, Promotion (Occupational), Public Education, Rural Education, Teacher Characteristics, Teachers, Teaching (Occupation), Women Faculty
Australian Council for Educational Research, 9 Frederick Street, Hawthorn, Victoria 3122, Australia ($32.95).
Publication Type: Collected Works - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Australian Council for Educational Research, Hawthorn.
Identifiers: Australia (Victoria); Australian Council for Educational Research