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A history of the Australian Capital Territory Schools' Authority, 1966-1980 : a process of change frustrated

McKenzie, Elizabeth St.Clair


This thesis examines the interaction of people during the planning and implementation of a radical change in Australian education: the creation of a decentralised, participatory school system in Canberra. The motives and priorities of the groups of stakeholders involved in the change - the parents, teachers and administrators - are examined. The members of the parents' group initiated and campaigned for the establishment of a decentralised, participatory school system for reasons, it is...[Show more]

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Date published: 1992
Type: Thesis (PhD)


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