ERIC Number: ED126039
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1976
Reference Count: N/A
Innovation in In-Service Education and Training of Teachers--Australia.
Skilbeck, Malcolm; Evans, Glen
This study discusses innovation in the inservice education and training of teachers (INSET) in Australia. Section I discusses the background of the structure of the Australian school system, the role INSET plays in the educational system, national, state, and local policy and structuring, and various other aspects of Australian education. Section II examines six case studies in detail. They include the Australian Government's Schools Commission Teacher Development Program, the Australian Science Teachers Education Project, the Victorian In-Service Education Committee, the Centre for Continuing Education of Teachers in Tasmania, the Teaching Resource Centre of the Australian Capital Territory Schools Authority, and school-based INSET. Section III draws some conclusions regarding INSET, lists the strengths and weaknesses of Australian INSET, and speculates about the future of the program. A bibliography is included. (SK)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Inst. of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development, Paris (France). Centre for Educational Research and Innovation.
Identifiers - Location: Australia