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Australia

Country overview

...Country overview Primary and secondary schooling is managed by states/territories. This means there is no single system of education in Australia. M. Crossley , G. Hancock , and T. Sprague , Education in Australia, New Zealand...

New Zealand

Country overview

...Country overview The New Zealand education system, overseen by the Ministry of Education is comprised of early childhood (ages 0–5/6 years); primary (ages 5–12 years); secondary (ages 13–18 years); and tertiary (from age 16). Schooling...

Introduction

Andrew Peterson

Andrew Peterson is Senior Lecturer in History and Civic Education at the University of South Australia, Australia. He is the author of Global Learning and Education (with Paul Warwick, 2014) and Civic Republicanism and Civic Education (2011). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Libby Tudball

Libby Tudball is Associate Professor and Director of Undergraduate Programs in the Faculty of Education at the Monash University in Victoria, Australia. She is the national President of the Social and Citizenship Education Association of Australia. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Civics and Citizenship Education in Australia : Challenges, Practices and International Perspectives

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

Book chapter

...This book provides a critical discussion for an international audience of recent history and current developments in civics and citizenship education in Australia. Ensuring that all young Australians develop the knowledge, skills...

Pacific Island Countries: An Overview

Education in Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

Education Around the World chapter

...This chapter contains three parts: (i) an update of my earlier description of the state of (formal) Education in Oceania (Thaman, 2008), from Early Childhood to Tertiary; (ii) a review of progress towards realizing the goals of the Pacific...

Aid to Pacific Education: From Projects to SWAps

Education in Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

Education Around the World chapter

...Introduction This chapter builds on an earlier review by the same authors, Aid to Pacific Education: An Overview (Coxon and Tolley, 2005). That publication arose from a background paper developed in 2003 at the request of the convenors...

Education in Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific: Challenges, Issues and Priorities

Terra Sprague

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Terra Sprague is a Research Fellow in the Research Centre for International and Comparative Studies at the Graduate School of Education, University of Bristol, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Michael Crossley

Michael Crossley is Professor of Comparative and International Education, Director of the Research Centre for International and Comparative Studies and Director of the Education in Small States Research Group at the Graduate School of Education, University of Bristol, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Greg Hancock

Greg Hancock has worked as an Australian Schools Commissioner, the Chief Education Officer of the Australian Capital Territory and most recently at AusAid and The World Bank. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Education in Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

Education Around the World chapter

...There are many ways of considering the geographical area encompassing Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific. The countries covered in this volume make up part of the region, sometimes referred to as Oceania. The sub-regions of Australasia,...

Special Educational Needs and Disabilities in Early Childhood Education (Australia)

Tiffany Banner

Tiffany Banner is a teaching fellow at Murdoch University, Western Australia. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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...Definition and approach to special education The diversity of early childhood education and care (ECEC) services across the eight states and territories in Australia, as well as the wide range of experiences of disabilities, make...

Work and Unemployment in Youth (Australia)

Jenny Chesters

Jenny Chesters is Research Fellow at the Youth Research Centre, Melbourne Graduate School of Education, University of Melbourne, Australia Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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...Introduction In Australia, the employment landscape is changing as permanent full-time jobs are replaced by part-time and/or contract jobs creating a labor market characterized as precarious. Within the labor market, young people...

Special Education Needs and Disabilities in Early Childhood Education (New Zealand)

Jude MacArthur

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Jude MacArthur is Senior Lecturer at University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Tara McLaughlan

Tara McLaughlan is Senior Lecturer at Massy University, Palmerston North, New Zealand Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Michael Gaffney

Michael Gaffney is Lecturer at the University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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...Definition and approach to special education Education in Aotearoa/New Zealand is characterized by inclusive education across the sectors. As a signatory to the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (United...

New Zealand: Inclusive Education and Children with Social, Emotional and Behavioural Difficulties

Education in Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

Education Around the World chapter

...Introduction This chapter considers the important and controversial issue of inclusive education for children special educational needs (SEN), particularly those with social, emotional and behavioural difficulties (SEBD). It provides...