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d'Plesse, Peter – Education in Rural Australia, 1993
Explains how one college student overcame the barriers of living in an isolated, rural area of Tasmania (Australia) to achieve his goal of a career in flying. Stresses the importance of schools encouraging not only student retention but also the formulation of students' personal visions and goals. (LP)
Descriptors: College Students, Education Work Relationship, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries
Clark, Steve – 1990
This paper reviews and analyzes the research in rural education in Australia in recent decades. Research undertaken in other countries is examined where comparisons, differences, or explanations are useful in understanding the Australian context. Following an introduction to the Australian education system and summaries of demographic features of…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Delivery Systems, Distance Education, Educational Research
Kenyon, Peter; Sercombe, Howard; Black, Alan; Lhuede, Dominica – 2001
This study explores current education, training, and employment issues and opportunities for rural youth in Australia, and suggests ways in which relevant education, training, and employment options and prospects can be generated for rural youth. Specifically, this study documents the ways that economic and social changes in rural communities have…
Descriptors: Aboriginal Australians, Case Studies, Community Cooperation, Community Development
Boylan, Colin; Bandy, Helen – 1994
This paper examines seven variables or issues regarded as central to improving the recruitment, training, and retention of rural teachers, doctors, and other professionals, as well as efforts to overcome related problems in rural Australia and Canada. First, selection practices should identify professionals from rural backgrounds and those with…
Descriptors: Educational Practices, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries, Higher Education