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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...

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...

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...

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...

Connecting Values and Religion with Civics and Citizenship

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

Book chapter

...Introduction Notions of citizenship, values and religion are inherently connected. Different understandings of citizenship are, at least in part, constituted by particular sets of values. In turn, such values are central...

Conclusion

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

...The contributions in this edited volume have – quite rightly – been wide and varied. When we commissioned the chapters we did not set out an editorial line other than to ask colleagues with a high-standing interest, reputation...

Melanesia: An Overview

Education in Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

Education Around the World chapter

...Introduction The developing countries of Melanesia, like the rest of the Pacific region, are changing rapidly as they experience the characteristic changes and developments of the global community. The new economic order is global...