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A listing of titles from the Education category.


Academic Success and Social Power: Examinations and Inequality
Richard Teese
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Architectures For Apprenticeship: Achieving Economic and Social Goals
Erica Smith, Philipp Gonon, Annette Foley
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Challenging the Humanities
Tony Bennett
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Engaging Rome and Jerusalem: Historical Essays for our Time
Edwin Judge, Stuart Piggin
A collection of Edwin Judge's essays on the angst and contradictions in modern civilisation in terms of the unresolved tension between Classical and biblical thought
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Follow the Gleam: A History of Essendon Primary School 1850-2000
Adrian Jones
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For The Common Weal: The Public High School in Victoria 1910-2010
Richard Teese
A study of the rise of public high schools in Victoria over the last 100 years and the barriers to greater social progress that must be addressed if the mission of the public high school is to succeed
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From Small Beginnings: The Victorian School of Languages
Catherine Bryant, Bruno Mascitelli
More than a mere chronological recount of milestones and achievements of the VSL over its 80-year history, but a nuanced, analytical, and critical account of what is arguably one of Victorias greatest educational assets
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In So Many Words: Interviews with Writers, Scholars and Intellectuals
Cassandra L. Atherton
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Margaret Bailey: Pioneering Headmistress of Ascham School
Jane Gilmour
Businesswoman and educational innovator, Margaret Bailey was one of a small number of women who transformed education for girls in the first half of the twentieth century. Headmistress and owner of Ascham School from 1914 to 1946, one of Sydneys most prestigious private girls schools.
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Pioneer Teachers of the Kelly Country
L.J. Pryor, G.W. Pryor
The schools of North-East Victoria in the 1870s and 80s were often primitive structures, and some of their teachers became linked to the exploits of the Kelly gang.
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The Chalkies: Educating an Army for Independence
Darryl Dymock
Between 1966 and 1973, while Australian troops were fighting in Vietnam, some 300 conscripted teachers were quietly posted to Papua New Guinea. Colloquially known as Chalkies, their task was to raise the educational level of troops
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The Doctoral Journey in Dance and Drama Education: Reflections on Doctoral Studies by Australian and New Zealand Educators
David Forrest
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The Secret Lecturer: An Insider's Guide to Working in a Modern University
Anon
A darkly humorous look at what it is really like to work in a modern Australian university. None of the information contained here is a secret, although most universities will wish it were.
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