ERIC Number: ED544162
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1964
Reference Count: N/A
Education in New Zealand. Bulletin, 1964, No. 34. OE-14105
Berrien, Marcia T.
Office of Education, US Department of Health, Education, and Welfare
This bulletin presents a study of the development of education in New Zealand. Chapter I, Historical Development of Education, covers the growth of education since 1877. Chapter II, Educational Administration and Finance provides details on the Act of 1877; the organization, functions and responsibilities of the Department of Education; and the centralized nature of educational finance. Next, Preprimary and Primary Education describes the primary and upper primary educational levels. The fourth chapter, Postprimary (Secondary) Education, explains the several types of public postprimary schools, the curriculums provided in the various Forms, the kinds of certificates awarded in Forms V and VI, and the marking systems employed. Chapter V, Higher Education, covers the university system--its branches, administration, enrollment, and entrance requirements; the programs of study, grading systems, and degrees awarded; and the outcomes of the Hughes Parry Report's review of university educational facilities and programs. Next, Teacher Education describes the Government colleges and training center for primary and postprimary teachers, and several university programs in education. Chapter VII, Technical, Vocational, and Adult Education, explains the variety of programs available, and the examinations required and certificates earned. Lastly, Special Schools and Services, explores the variety of programs, such as Maori schools, and auxiliary services, as well as vocational guidance or health programs, provided within the State school system. A bibliography is included. (Contains 65 footnotes, 4 tables, and 2 charts.) [Best copy available has been provided.]
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational History, Governance, Boards of Education, Elementary Schools, Preschool Education, Private Schools, Higher Education, Educational Finance, Secondary Schools, Curriculum, Educational Certificates, Grading, College Admission, Enrollment Trends, Teacher Education Programs, Elementary School Teachers, Secondary School Teachers, Teacher Shortage, Vocational Education, Adult Education, Evening Programs, Part Time Students, Apprenticeships, Technical Education, Tests, Special Schools, Deafness, Mental Retardation, Academically Gifted, Guidance, Dental Health, Health Education, Transportation, Indigenous Populations
Office of Education, US Department of Health, Education, and Welfare.
Publication Type: Historical Materials; Reports - Research
Education Level: Elementary Education; Elementary Secondary Education; Higher Education; Postsecondary Education; Secondary Education
Authoring Institution: US Department of Health, Education, and Welfare, Office of Education (ED)
Identifiers - Location: New Zealand