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Author Mellor, Suzanne.

Title The case for change : a review of contemporary research on indigenous education outcomes / Suzanne Mellor, Matthew Corrigan
Published Camberwell, Vic. : ACER Press, 2004
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Description 1 online resource (60 pages) : illustrations
Series Australian education review ; [47]
Australian education review ; 47
Contents Preliminaries; Contents; Section 1 Introduction; Section 2 Current Commonwealth Indigenous education policy initiatives; Section 3 Key principles of effective education provision; Section 4 Issues of particular relevance to Indigenous learning; Section 5 The policy and research position: Synthesis and proposal; Concluding comments; References
Summary This review calls for change. Over the last two decades, a plethora of governmentpolicies have been developed to improve the educational outcomes of Indigenousstudents. These policies have, as yet, failed to reduce significantly the gap betweenthe educational achievements of Indigenous and non-Indigenous students inAustralia. This review examines the research evidence underpinning currentgovernment policy. It reviews and analyses existing educational research into theprecursors and concomitant factors that contribute to educational achievement forstudents generally and for Indigenous students
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 52-60)
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Subject Aboriginal Australians -- Education.
Education -- Research -- Australia.
Torres Strait Islanders -- Education.
Form Electronic book
Author Corrigan, Matthew.
ISBN 1417588624 (electronic bk.)
9781417588626 (electronic bk.)