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Technical training and development in Papua 1894 - 1941

Austin, Tony


The sparse literature on educational development in pre-war Papua has stressed the extent to which education in the territory was neglected. Australia's pre-war colonial record in education was unquestionably poor. The parsimonious grants made available for Papua's development meant that no government schools were built before World War II. Nevertheless, it is apparent that some notable achievements of the period have been overlooked. This study shows that significant advances were made in...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Pacific Institute
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