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Westerman, William – History of Education, 2020
The Department of Military Studies at the University of Sydney ran courses from 1907 to 1915. The manner in which it functioned and the role it played is not widely understood, in particular how it was integrated with the Commonwealth Military Forces. Within the history of the development of the Australian military it is usually treated as a…
Descriptors: Military Training, Armed Forces, Foreign Countries, Educational History
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Gasparini, Fay; Vick, Malcolm – History of Education, 2008
Place is material, conceptual and symbolic. Physically, the Library at Townsville College of Advanced Education was central, visible and distinctive. Internally, it provided a dramatically different environment from other college buildings. It functioned as the (metaphorical) "hub" of the external studies programme and, when the college…
Descriptors: Higher Education, College Libraries, Library Role, Educational History
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Grier, Julie – History of Education, 2002
Focuses on child migration issues and the impact of the British National Children's Home and Barnardo's, voluntary child care societies during 1948-1967. States England dictated child migration policy in Australia. Concludes the child migration study illustrates how the voluntary sector can be exploited by the state to fulfill controversial…
Descriptors: Educational History, Educational Research, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries
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Gelade, Susan – History of Education, 1999
Focuses on the "E Course," a teacher recruitment and training program from Australia's colonial education delivery in Papua New Guinea (PNG). Discusses the context of post-war education in PNG. Explores the E Course program addressing issues such as the experience of E course teachers and the syllabus. (CMK)
Descriptors: Curriculum, Educational History, Elementary Education, Foreign Countries
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Theobald, Marjorie – History of Education, 2000
Explores the Julia Flynn affair that triggered a tumultuous episode in Australian education when in 1929, Flynn was demoted to her position of assistant chief inspector and not confirmed as the chief inspector. Explains that Flynn eventually was appointed as chief inspector in 1936 and served until 1942. (CMK)
Descriptors: Biographies, Educational History, Feminism, Foreign Countries
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Meadmore, Peter – History of Education, 1999
Examines women teachers who taught in one-teacher schools in Queensland, Australia, from 1920-50. Discusses the research and provides a historical context. Focuses on topics such as teaching as a career, women teachers and marriage, unequal pay, and living conditions of women teachers. (CMK)
Descriptors: Careers, Educational History, Educational Research, Elementary Education
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Dow, Gwyneth – History of Education, 1988
Reviews HER NATURAL DESTINY: THE EDUCATION OF WOMEN IN NEW SOUTH WALES by Noeline Kyle. States that despite inadequate coverage of women's informal education and their entrance into universities in the 1880's, Kyle presents the most comprehensive study of women's education in New South Wales. (GEA)
Descriptors: Book Reviews, Educational History, Elementary Secondary Education, Females