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Dwyer, Barry – 1994
Presented in the belief that it is time for parents and teachers of primary school children to add a primary perspective to the national conversation about education, this booklet provides an up-to-date introduction to the work of primary schools across Australia. It also offers parents ideas they can use to support their children's learning at…
Descriptors: Art Education, Classroom Environment, Educational Attitudes, Elementary Education
Dwyer, Barry – 1989
Shaped by a survey that reached between 40,000 and 50,000 parents and teachers in Australia, this book identifies the main features of elementary schooling about which parents seek information and explains what is happening in Australia's classrooms at the present time. The book is presented as a resource and a stimulus for fostering the essential…
Descriptors: Classroom Environment, Curriculum Development, Elementary Education, Foreign Countries
Dwyer, Barry – 1987
This guide, which is intended for parents in New South Wales, Australia, provides a description of primary school and its curriculum and guidelines for conducting learning activities with children both at school and at home. Introductory sections briefly discuss the topics of parents as children's first teachers, knowledge about children's…
Descriptors: Educational Objectives, Elementary Education, Elementary School Curriculum, Foreign Countries